Billy Gilmour set to sign for Norwich City despite interest from Newcastle United – report
Billy Gilmour grabbed the headlines with a catchy performance against England last Friday.
The Chelsea player and his Scottish teammates are well worth their point and indeed, against a dismal, negative English side who only had one effort on target, the Scots were without a doubt the team who deserved to win if anyone. one did.
Billy Gilmour quickly grabbed the headlines as the midfielder later tested positive for the virus, meaning he and his Chelsea team-mates Mount and Chilwell went into isolation and missed out on matches in the third group Tuesday.
With Scotland now out of the Euro, Billy Gilmour will now look to capitalize on his promising first start for Scotland, with consistent first-team football at club level.
Tempted by Chelsea at the age of 16 after going through Rangers Academy, Billy Gilmour suffers the fate of so many young players who make it to Stamford Bridge.
Only 191 minutes of Premier League action in 2019/20, then little improvement in 2020/21 with 260 minutes of PL football.
Thursday morning, Echo of the North reported that Billy Gilmour’s short-term future should be settled as soon as possible.
The newspaper says their information is that although Newcastle United have expressed interest in loaning the player, Billy Gilmour is expected to sign up at Norwich for the 2021/22 season instead.
They say Thomas Tuchel made the decision and believe Norwich are ideal at this point in Gilmour’s development as they will give the midfielder regular first-team football in his preferred position. The Chelsea midfielder is set to take the place of Argentina international Buendia, who the Canaries sold to Villa for £ 33million.
Chelsea boss is keen to secure this loan deal as soon as possible so Billy Gilmour has the best chance of hitting the current season, Newcastle United like most other Premier League clubs return in early July to start pre-season preparations .
Now, on day 16 of the 2021 summer transfer window, few Newcastle fans are optimistic about signings in time to begin those pre-season preparations on Monday 5th July.