Chelsea’s starlet Billy Gilmore is aiming to return to first team action after an international break while recovering from a knee injury.
The 19-year-old has been out since July following the discovery of a ruptured menopause following a 3-2 win over Crystal Palace.
Speaking The four kids had a dream podcast, The teen revealed that he hopes to return to the dispute by the end of the month.
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He said: “When I return after the international break, I’ll be able to start again, survive the injury and play games for the team. I can not wait.”
Scottish Youth International has also announced that he has been injured since 2016.
Gilmore claimed: “Since then  On Victory Shield days, I had to wear tape around my knee.
“I always felt something was wrong. Ever since I came to Chelsea, I have had a knee problem at the end of the season.
“When it came to Crystal Palace, I felt like something was going to get to my knees in the first half. The adrenaline was helping me through this, but you don’t directly think ‘this is a bad injury’.
“You think, ‘I’m got a knee, and I’m going to be fine next week.’
“The coping was great and obviously I had family around me. I was on crutches for four or five weeks, so my family helps me with the housework.
“When I went to training, everyone on the team kept my mind off injury and talked about other things.
“I was always happy and when the boys saw me and talked about football and other things they were very nice to me.
“It was mentally good. I was always thinking about the injury. It wasn’t a good thing, but I handled it well.”
Gilmore played 11 times for Chelsea in all competitions, earning widespread praise for his performance against Liverpool in the FA Cup.
Last month, reports claimed that the former Rangers youth star would take out a loan with Fico or Tomori in January.
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