Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour is said to be weighing up his future with Chelsea in order to earn more minutes on the park (Metro).
The teenager has been called up to Steve Clarke’s Scotland squad for Euro 2020, despite limited minutes on the pitch for Chelsea this season. Gilmour did, however, play a part in the Stamford Bridge side winning the Champions League last month.
Gilmour first broke into the Chelsea first-team under Frank Lampard in 2019 but has had his minutes curtailed under Thomas Tuchel due to injury and selection. The midfielder knows regular games are needed if he is to continue fulfilling his undoubted potential.
He is now said to be considering a loan move away from Chelsea in order to make this ambition a reality. A loan move for Gilmour was first spoken of the in the winter transfer window but Tuchel opted to keep him in London, the German seeing Gilmour as one for the future at Stamford Bridge.
Gilmour impressed during Scotland’s 1-0 over Luxembourg at the weekend, the nation’s final match before kicking off their Euro 2020 campaign against Czech Republic on Monday.
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