Prem Boss addresses rumours midfielder is Chelsea bound this January

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Norwich City boss Dean Smith has denied speculation that Billy Gilmour is set to cut short his loan spell at the club in order to return to Chelsea.

After bring told by Thomas Tuchel that he would struggle to get any game time in this Chelsea squad this season, Gilmour made the decision to head out on loan to Norwich for the season.

The 20-year-old’s managed 14 appearances across all competitions so far this term but he returned to Chelsea last week to receive treatment on an ankle injury.

At the time, the seriousness of Gilmour’s injury was unknown and there were suggestions that his loan spell in Norfolk could be ended immediately if he was set for months on the sidelines.

That has led to many reports in the media that Gilmour is all set to head back to Chelsea for the remainder of the season, But Smith has opened up and said the midfielder will remain at Carrow Road

‘He has gone back to Chelsea today for them to assess it but hopefully he will be back for his treatment and rehab over the next few days,’ said Smith.

Asked if Gilmour’s loan could be ended early, Smith insisted: ‘No, I don’t believe so. I don’t think the injury is significant enough for that.

‘I believe it is an injury where he will be assessed by Chelsea and then sent back to us. Hopefully in the next three weeks he is back playing.’

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Gilmour is a brilliantly gifted young man that is getting the game time he needs to develop, so moving back to the Bridge and sitting on the bench would not be the right decision from Chelsea

So the news that he is staying out for a further few months will come as great news for Gilmour

Iomie

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