Scotland starlet Billy Gilmour is set to complete a loan move from Chelsea to Norwich City as the 20-year-old looks for regular football (NCFC).

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel opted to keep Gilmour at Stamford Bridge last season, and while he featured sporadically, Gilmour did win the Champions League. The midfielder also won Man of the Match in Scotland’s 0-0 draw Euro 2020 with England last week.

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Gilmour is set for Carrow Road. (Photo by FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

He has been hailed as a generational talent in Scottish football and Chelsea hold high hopes for him. But with first-team opportunities set to be limited for him in London for the time being, Norwich City will look to take him on loan ahead of the new English Premier League season.

 

Norwich have just been promoted back to the top flight of English football and are captained by Scotland defender Grant Hanley, fellow Scots international Kenny McLean also a key Carrow Road player. Chelsea midfielder Gilmour is isolating at home following a positive Covid-19 test, Scotland knocked out the Euros against Croatia on Tuesday.

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