#sports activities Billy Gilmour’s ‘Brighton career is already in limbo following Graham Potter’s departure’
Billy Gilmour’s ‘Brighton career is already in limbo because the midfielder solely left Chelsea to play beneath Graham Potter’… however the Englishman has now changed Thomas Tuchel at Stamford Bridge
- Billy Gilmour left Chelsea to affix Brighton for £9million on deadline day
- Gilmour was persuaded to maneuver to the Amex Stadium by Graham Potter
- The midfielder determined to affix Brighton so he might play beneath Potter
- However, Potter has now left Brighton to succeed Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea
- Gilmour now has an unsure future as Brighton seek for their subsequent supervisor
Billy Gilmour faces an unsure future at Brighton after solely becoming a member of the membership in order that he might play beneath Graham Potter, in response to experiences.
The 21-year-old midfielder left Chelsea on deadline day to maneuver to the Amex Stadium for £9m. He was initially unwilling to depart his boyhood membership, however ultimately opted to affix the Seagulls after talking to Potter, with Thomas Tuchel giving him the inexperienced mild to go away Stamford Bridge.
However, simply six days after finishing the switch, Tuchel was sacked by Chelsea and changed by Potter the following day.
Billy Gilmour joined Brighton on deadline day in order that he might play beneath Graham Potter
Potter has since left Brighton to take up the supervisor’s place at Chelsea on a five-year deal
This leaves Brighton managerless for the second, and Gilmour is more likely to be sad that Potter has left after telling pals that he solely went to the South Coast membership to work with the Englishman, as reported by The Sun.
Gilmour solely made a single cameo look for Brighton in their 5-2 win towards Leicester final weekend earlier than Potter exited the membership.
He should now wait to see if he suits into the following supervisor’s plans at Brighton.
Brighton are at present exploring their choices as they search for Potter’s successor, with Kjetil Knutsen and Roberto De Zerbi reportedly in the operating for the function.
Knutsen has achieved a superb job at Norwegian membership Bodo/Glimt in current years, main his aspect to consecutive league titles in 2020 and 2021, whereas additionally overseeing a shocking 6-1 win towards Roma in the Europa Conference League final time period.
Brighton might now flip to Bodo/Glimt supervisor Kjetil Knutsen to switch Potter
Roberto De Zerbi is an alternative choice for Brighton as they give the impression of being to seek out their subsequent supervisor
Whether Gilmour can set up himself as an everyday starter at Brighton with out Potter there stays to be seen
Meanwhile, De Zerbi has largely made his title in his homeland of Italy, impressing along with his attacking model of play at Sassuolo earlier than briefly managing Ukrainian outfit Shakhtar Donetsk.
Gilmour will hope that he can nonetheless make an affect beneath whoever his subsequent supervisor could also be after a torrid final 12 months.
He was loaned out to Norwich final season, however couldn’t stop them from ending backside of the Premier League.
He additionally suffered an ankle challenge throughout his spell with the Canaries, whereas the followers turned on him throughout a heavy defeat towards Crystal Palace again in December.
His transfer to Brighton was seen as a recent begin for the teen, however he should now show himself to a different supervisor following Potter’s departure.