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Chelsea star Billy Gilmour would miss the rest of the Premier League season with a knee injury

Chelsea star Billy Gilmour would miss the rest of the Premier League season with a knee injury sustained against Crystal Palace after the breakout year for Frank Lampard’s side

  • Billy Gilmour will reportedly miss the rest of the Premier League season
  • The midfielder sustained a knee injury on Tuesday against Crystal Palace
  • The 19-year-old has experienced a breakthrough season under Frank Lampard
  • The Blues already have injuries to N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic

Billy Gilmour will be missing the rest of the season with a knee injury, according to reports.

The Chelsea youngster had a breakthrough year under Frank Lampard and was selected for the experienced Jorginho in the important game of the Blues at Crystal Palace on Tuesday.

But the Scotland Under 21 international campaign seems to have ended early after suffering a knee injury, he said The sun.

Billy Gilmour will be missing the rest of the season with a knee injury, according to reports

Billy Gilmour will be missing the rest of the season with a knee injury, according to reports

The 19-year-old was preferred to veteran Jorginho in the win at Crystal Palace

The 19-year-old was preferred to veteran Jorginho in the win at Crystal Palace

The 19-year-old was preferred to veteran Jorginho in the win at Crystal Palace

The 19-year-old was replaced with ten minutes to go and is unlikely to play a role in the Blues season.

Lampard’s side has four more league games to bolster Champions League football for the 2020-2021 campaign.

But they also have an FA Cup semifinal against Manchester United and the return leg of their last 16 Champions League game with Bayern Munich, which will take place in August.

The Scotland under-21 international has experienced a breakthrough season under Frank Lampard

The Scotland under-21 international has experienced a breakthrough season under Frank Lampard

The Scotland under-21 international has experienced a breakthrough season under Frank Lampard

The report claims that Gilmour is expected to be out for at least the next four to five games and battle it out to be fit against the German champions.

The youngster has had an impressive season after making his Premier League debut against Sheffield United in August.

The Glaswegian also produced a man of match performance in the Blues FA Cup win over Liverpool in March.

Gilmour’s injury gives Lampard another headache after N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic were barred from the trip to Selhurst Park.

Jorginho replaced the Shot for the remaining minutes and helped with a crucial 3-2 victory.

The Italian has yet to start a game since football’s return last month, but may be lining up for a recall with Chelsea’s growing injury list.

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