Lampard hails Gilmour’s potential and confirms involvement in PL2 this weekend; watch live on Sunday

The 19-year-old made 11 appearances under Lampard last term during an impressive breakthrough campaign and caught the eye with man-of-the-match performances in back-to-back games against Liverpool and Everton before the shutdown. 

While competition for places in the team has intensified following our summer recruitment, Lampard believes Gilmour can continue to make a big impact on the senior stage at Stamford Bridge.

‘He made great strides in a short time last year,’ continued the Blues head coach. ‘I was very confident with putting Billy in for a big part of the season, from his training and then when the time came.