Manchester City star Phil Foden reckons Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour ‘will be a great player’ for Scotland in the coming years.

Gilmour has been selected for Steve Clarke’s Scotland squad as the nation returns to major tournament football for the first time in 23 years at Euro 2020. It comes off the back of Gilmour winning the Champions League with Chelsea, Thomas Tuchel’s side beating Foden’s Manchester City in the final.

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The Manchester City talent is a fan. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

Foden hit the post as England won their Euro 2020 Group D opener against Croatia 1-0 on Sunday. Scotland are set to travel to Wembley to face the Three Lions next Friday in the second match, kicking things off against Czech Republic on Monday. Manchester City ace Foden is a big fan of Chelsea’s Scottish starlet: “Billy Gilmour is a great talent.

 

“He’s still so young and still has a lot to learn. But I’ve played against him a few times and every time I have played against him I have been impressed. He is definitely going to be a great player in the future and he will be a great player for Scotland.”

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