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Brighton & Hove Albion’s signing of Billy Gilmour from Chelsea is a “brilliant” move, according to Pat Nevin

PA Images / IMAGO Continue by Scrolling Continue Reading “It’s the correct decision. Chelsea will not be sorry for selling him because that is not how they think as a club – but they may want to buy him back.” Gilmour has spent the last five years at Chelsea after joining the club from Rangers’ academy in 2017. He would make 11 more appearances the following season before being loaned out to Norwich last season, where he failed to impress. “Billy Gilmour is at a crossroads in his career, and the move to Brighton is fantastic,” said the former Scotland international to Grosvenor Sport. “Four or five years down the road, I wouldn’t be surprised if he’s playing in the midfield for Manchester City, Liverpool, or Chelsea – he’s that technically gifted.” His time away from the club did not seem to persuade Thomas Tuchel that he should be a part of Chelsea’s first-team plans, and the Scotsman was sold to Brighton on deadline day for a fee believed to be around £9 million. UEFA Champions League Manchester City News: Pep Guardiola Explains Why Manchester City Didn’t Beat Aston Villa If Gilmour develops as expected under Potter’s tutelage, it would not be surprising to see teams like The Cityzens vying for his signature ‘four or five years down the line,’ as Nevin suggests. Former Chelsea manager Frank Lampard gave the youngster his debut in the 2019/20 season, and he went on to make 11 appearances for the first team that season, with his best performance coming in a 2-0 FA Cup win over Liverpool in which he was named Man of the Match. In terms of City’s squad, they do have several players in their midfield who are now in their late 20s/early 30s, so it is likely that the club will look to recruit in this area in the coming seasons. Manchester City vs. Sevilla | Live Stream | UK & USA | Distribute the Points Match Report: Leon Bailey Saves Another Erling Haaland Goal as Villa & City Face Off Despite his struggles this season, former Chelsea man Nevin believes that Brighton’s signing of Gilmour will be a fantastic piece of business, even going so far as to say that the midfielder could be signed by a top Premier League club in the future. Gilmour is an incredibly talented player, but his performances at Norwich last season demonstrated that he still has a long way to go as a player if he wants to play for one of the Premier League’s elite clubs. Twitter Reactions to Manchester City’s Aston Villa Draw Manchester City will never be the same as Manchester United. Gary Neville says According to reports, Chelsea has proposed a £50 million bid for ex-Manchester City player Romeo Lavia.

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