The 21-12 months-outdated made his senior debut for the Blues underneath Frank Lampard in August 2019 and has produced 22 initial staff appearances for the west London club.
Having said that, he was deemed surplus to prerequisites last period and expended the marketing campaign on personal loan at Norwich City, which was not as successful as he, Chelsea or the Canaries would have hoped for.
The Scot manufactured 24 Premier League appearances, 21 of which had been starts, as Norwich completed bottom of the table, 16 factors from security.
When Norwich’s plight was barely the fault of the on-mortgage midfielder, Canaries fans chanted ‘f*** off back again to Chelsea’ at him soon after notably very poor success in December, when they misplaced 5- to Arsenal and 3- against Crystal Palace.
Having said that, Chelsea have exercised the option to extend his contract in west London and he will be tied to the club right up until 2024.
Whether or not Gilmour will be equipped to break into the Chelsea very first workforce this period or not is nevertheless to be observed, with opposition for spots nevertheless raging.
The likes of Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Mason Mount, Mateo Kovacic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Ross Barkley are all competing for a location in the middle of the Blues’ midfield under Thomas Tuchel.
As will be Conor Gallagher, who is returning from a significantly more prosperous personal loan stint at Crystal Palace, exactly where the 22-calendar year-old thoroughly impressed and has attained 3 England caps this period as a end result.
Acquiring scored 8 league goals in 34 appearances more than the period, he will hope to have amazed Tuchel enough to participate in a huge aspect for the Blues in the coming marketing campaign.
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