Former Rangers Academy midfielder Billy Gilmour is amongst the most highly sought after young talents around at the moment and Chelsea may well be ready to send him on loan.

With game time limited under German manager Thomas Tuchel, reports continued to emerge today regarding plans for Billy ahead of next season.

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Billy Gilmour is a wanted player and has been linked to Rangers and Norwich City amongst many other clubs. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

The 20-year-old player himself is believed to be eager to play games down south with Chelsea said to prefer a move to the Premier League.

In step newly promoted Norwich City, who are one of a number of clubs in the English top-flight reportedly considering a move for the player.

Only Norwich are reportedly closing in on a deal if one of the Carrow Road club’s leading  insiders has got his information right.

Paddy Davitt runs the Norwich City Twitter account and had this to say regarding the club’s transfer business.

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According to Davitt, Gilmour is “on the way” to Norwich with Celtic defender Kris Ajer “well down the track”.

But fear not Rangers fans who cannot get enough of links to Gilmour – BBC Sport are suggesting that the lure of the Champions League could help the bears snare a return for the wonderkid.

The national broadcaster appears to confirm that Gilmour is in talks regarding a loan move and mention Norwich City alongside the player.

The Beeb believes that Gilmour’s preference is to remain down south but should the Gers qualify for the Champions League this could prove a “bargaining chip” for a return to Ibrox.

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Gilmour lifted the Champions League with Chelsea last season. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

This would suggest there’s no immediate rush to decide Gilmour’s future and we think there’s plenty more to come regarding all the talk surrounding Billy.

Earlier reports even suggested there could be as many as six Premier League clubs interested in signing the young playmaker.

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