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Report claims Wolves are among clubs interested in Gilmour loan

Wolves are one of two Premier League clubs chasing the loan signing of Billy Gilmour, according to the Athletic.

They claim that Wolves and newly-promoted Norwich are both keen on the Scotland international.

Gilmour burst onto the scene under Frank Lampard but has struggled for gametime under Thomas Tuchel.

A Premier League loan deal could be a vital step in his development and the report claims Wolves want midfield reinforcements.

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Gilmour has of course been in the news lately.

He produced a ‘sensational’ performance on his first international start for Scotland when they drew 0-0 with England last week, according to Charlie Adam.

But he was then ruled out of the crucial final group game with Croatia after testing positive for Covid.

His interaction with Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell kept that pair out of England’s 1-0 win over Czech Republic last night.

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Would Gilmour be a good signing?

Gilmour is a young midfielder with fantastic talent and he could light up the Premier League.

He would have two ideal tutors at Wolves, in Ruben Neves and Joao Moutinho.

They’re both deep-lying playmakers like him. So the main drawback is he doesn’t offer a real alternative on what Wolves already have.

There is uncertainty over Neves’ future and Gilmour could, in theory, take his place in midfield.

Also, Bruno Lage has a reputation for developing young talent from his time at Benfica and could work wonders with a player of Gilmour’s obvious talent.