Lampard is reportedly on the verge of signing a contract with the Toffees, who sacked Rafael Benitez earlier this month. Duncan Ferguson is presently accountable for the membership on an interim foundation. He oversaw a 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa earlier than the continuing worldwide break.
With just a few hours left within the switch window, Everton are unlikely to usher in any new gamers this month. Nonetheless, Jones believes Gilmour, who’s presently on mortgage at Norwich Metropolis, might be signed by the Toffees in the summertime. He instructed GiveMeSport (through Goodison News):
“If Frank Lampard finally ends up at Everton, then Billy Gilmour will find yourself an Everton participant by subsequent season. I’m virtually sure of that.”
Everton presently boast the likes of Allan, Abdoulaye Doucoure and Andre Gomes in midfield. Nonetheless, Doucoure is injured, whereas Gomes and Allan have solely featured sparingly. The likes of Jean-Philippe Gbamin and Fabian Delph have been affected by accidents since becoming a member of the membership.
Gilmour, who is great at holding the ball and initiating performs from defensive midfield, might show to be a sensible long-term signing for the Toffees.
Billy Gilmour was glorious for Chelsea beneath Frank Lampard
Having risen by means of the ranks on the famed Cobham academy, Gilmour made his first-team debut beneath Frank Lampard in 2019-20. He performed the ultimate six minutes of a Premier League sport towards Sheffield United, which resulted in a 2-2 draw.
General, Gilmour made 9 appearances throughout competitions for Chelsea in that marketing campaign. His efficiency from the bottom of midfield within the Blues’ 2-0 victory towards Liverpool within the fifth spherical of the FA Cup, particularly, introduced him loads of plaudits.
The 20-year-old additionally performed 11 occasions in all competitions through the 2020-21 season, which was marred by a knee damage. He even made his UEFA Champions League debut through the marketing campaign. Nonetheless, Lampard’s departure and the next arrival of Thomas Tuchel considerably diminished Gilmour’s sport time.
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Gilmour was then loaned out to Norwich Metropolis at first of the continuing season. He had made 12 Premier League appearances for the Canaries, recording one help. Nonetheless, the deep-lying midfielder has struggled to impression video games like he did at Chelsea. He has additionally missed Norwich’s final three video games due to a knee damage.