Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has hinted that Scotland starlet Billy Gilmour may make his senior return in the Champions League.

The young midfielder has been on the side lines with a torn meniscus since July. But in recent weeks, the Chelsea kid has been on the comeback trail.

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Comeback trail. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

He featured briefly for the Scotland U21s in November and has turned out for both the Chelsea U20s and U23s. No senior involvement has fallen his way yet, however.

That could change in the Champions League against Sevilla. Lampard says the Scottish talent is in the squad for the match in Spain but concedes he really needs minutes.

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“He is fit and he could probably do with some more match minutes,” the Chelsea boss said.

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The young talent needs minutes. (Photo by Craig Foy/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“He is in the squad tomorrow and it would be nice for him to get some minutes in these two group stages.

“He has a great attitude and will compete with the rest of the midfielders.

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