Billy Gilmour turned in an attention-grabbing efficiency in opposition to Liverpool within the FA Cup for Chelsea earlier this season.
And the 18-year-old, who is without doubt one of the most enjoyable younger prospects within the Premier League, proved it was not a one off having gone on to provide a few glorious performances for Frank Lampard’s facet in each cup competitors and the highest flight.
After the match in opposition to the Reds, his compatriot Andy Robertson supplied him phrases of encouragement and the Scotland captain gave the teenager his shirt.
When talking to Chelsea’s official web site, Gilmour was requested when he final wore the shirt of a workforce he wasn’t enjoying for.
He stated: “It was in all probability Andy Robertson’s Liverpool shirt once I swapped with him after the current FA Cup recreation.
“I put on that typically in the mean time, simply out within the backyard enjoying soccer.”
Gilmour revealed he spoke to left-back Robertson following the FA Cup conflict in March too.
“After the recreation, I swapped shirts with Andy Robertson,” he stated lately.
“He got here as much as me after the sport and stated ‘properly performed, you performed rather well, preserve doing it and hopefully see you quickly within the first-team squad’.
“That was nice to listen to that from the captain of the nation. I then requested him if we may swap shirts and he stated ‘no downside, let’s do it inside’ in order that was me buzzing.
“Everybody is aware of my emotions about representing my nation.
“Hopefully I am not far off it. I simply have to preserve working exhausting and see the place it takes me.”
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