Chelsea coaching option to extend Billy Gilmore contract until 2024

Chelsea have exercised an option to extend Billy Gilmore’s contract until 2024.

The 21-year-old Scotland international spent last season on loan at Norwich City, going through a difficult period as the club finished last in the Premier League standings.

His deal was due to expire at the end of next season. the athlete Understand that the option involves a significant increase in salary.

Gilmore was signed from Rangers by Chelsea for a fee of £500,000 at 16, and made his debut two years later in 2019.

He has made 22 appearances for Chelsea in all competitions, but these have been mostly under former manager Frank Lampard, with Gilmore starting just three games under Thomas Tuchel.

The midfielder faces competition from N’Golo Kante, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Ross Barkley, as well as Conor Gallagher, who has returned from a season-loan to Crystal Palace.

However, Gilmour is rated highly, with the athlete Last year it revealed how Tuchel played a central role in deciding where the youngster would go on loan.

He played 14 matches for Scotland, won the player of the match against England in Euro 2020, and started in the World Cup qualifiers against Ukraine last week.

(Photo: Darren Walsh/Chelsea via Getty Images)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.