Norwich City and Scotland midfielder Kenny McLean thinks fellow countryman and Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour can reach the top of the footballing ladder.
The youngster made his Blues debut this season and has featured in the Premier League. Gilmour hasn’t been selected for Scotland, although manager Steve Clarke does see him as a future star.
McLean is well aware of the Chelsea midfielder and he believes the Premier League youngster can achieve big things.
He told the Daily Record: “I’ve no doubt he’s going to have a massive international career and a massive future in the game but it’s up to the manager.
“He’s played a couple of games at Chelsea now and that speaks for itself. His potential doesn’t even need spoken about, he’s that good.
““He’s a level-headed boy. He just wants to do better and learn and when you get that in a young player, with any experience he can get it’s only going to get even better.”
Gilmour will be big for Chelsea and Scotland
Frank Lampard has deployed many Chelsea youngsters this term. Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori are among the starlets to feature prominently this season.
Gilmour has managed some minutes too which will be great for his development. The Scotland squad was probably too big of a jump for him at this stage but his talent is undoubted.
Cesc Fabregas has praised him on Twitter, Steve Clarke knows of his potential and Chelsea boss Lampard has hailed him as ‘brilliant’ (Chelsea TV via the Metro).
Norwich star McLean knows that Chelsea and Scotland have a promising star on their hands too.