Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that Billy Gilmour will miss out four months as he will be undergoing knee surgery. He suffered the injury in the game against Crystal Palace when he had a collision with the opposite player Luka Milivojevic. Chelsea won the match for 3–2. Lampard on Friday confirmed that the player will be going through knee surgery and needs three to four months of the period of rest.
In the current season, he has been doing great under the eye if Lampard and has flourished up the order in the regular team. He has made 11 appearances for the club across all competitions. The coach says that it is fortunate the injury happened now. As he will be not missing out most of the matches, he will be recovering from the injury during the time of the off season. Continue reading
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Lampard in a recent interview has said that the traces of one of the great midfielder Paul Scholes can be seen in the 18-year-old Billy Gilmour. He also supports the statement of Roy Keane on the rising star. Before the suspension of football activity due to the spread of coronavirus, the player has appeared in six games and made his debut in August. His game against the rivals Liverpool and Everton was exceptional in both FA Cup and Premier League.
His excellence in his game has earned him the praise from Roy Keane, who has said that Gilmour has the potential to be on the top line of the game. Lampard has said that he supports Keane’s statement saying that Roy is not someone who goes on praising others regularly and only gives credits of he is sure he has seen talent. He also said that Gilmour should take the praise seriously and focus more on his game. Continue reading