Chelsea Manager, Frank Lampard, has promoted young midfielder, Billy Gilmour, to the Blues’ first team squad permanently ahead of their Premier League clash with Manchester United on Monday night at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea made this known in a post on their official website on Tuesday.
Speaking on the development, Gilmour told the club’s official website that it was a dream come true for him.
“My dream has come true. For me to be promoted to first team permanently,” Gilmour told Chelsea’s official website.
“I think it is the first big step and massive for me to be part of Chelsea’s first team dressing room.
“To be award that the manager, Frank Lampard has such faith in me is great.
“It gives me a lot of confidence when I go into the pitch and knowing that Lampard trusts me.”