What is Billy Clifford?
Billy Clifford Gilmour is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Chelsea, and the Scotland national team. Gilmour was previously with Rangers, where he developed through the club’s academy and trained with the first team squad at the age of 15.
Chelsea Football Club have extended the contract of its young midfielder, Billy Gilmour until the summer of June 2024.
Chelsea confirmed the news on its official website on Monday, June 13th, 2022. The Scottish player who recently turned 21-year-old was on loan at relegated Norwich City side during last season ( 2021/22).
Gilmour joined Chelsea in the summer transfer window of 2017 from his home town club, Rangers Football Club of Scotland. He was promoted to the first team of Chelsea under Frank Lampard during the 2019/20 season. He made his Blues debut in a home game against Sheffield United in August 2019 at the age of 18.
The Scot’s performance was in games Everton and Liverpool during the 2019/20 season before the Covid-19 disrupted the league.