Chelsea’s Billy Gilmour does not look like he’ll be joining Rangers during the January window.
That’s according to Sky Sports and TalkSPORT host Jim White, who has refuted claims that the Gers could be about to re-sign their former midfielder on loan.
Gilmour, who has just recovered from a serious knee injury, is being tipped to leave Chelsea in the new year in search of regular game time.
The 19-year-old made his first start of the season during Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with FC Krasnodar in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
Having left Rangers at the tender age of 15, Gilmour has impressed at Chelsea and White claims that the midfielder remains highly thought of at Stamford Bridge ahead of the second half of the campaign.
While many appreciate the talent that young Gilmour possesses, it seems these Rangers fans are unmoved by the developments.
These Rangers fans have been reacting to the news on social media and here are some of the best tweets.
Wouldn't get in the Rangers starting 11 anyway.
— The Real Survo (@DavidSu94395723) December 9, 2020
Genuinely not at it when I say we don’t need him anyway. Don’t get me wrong he would be a nice to have.
— Stuart Sutherland (@suddy72) December 9, 2020
Would be an unlikely starter at @RangersFC. No doubting his ability, but he would be a squad player and Rangers don't need squad players.
— Jim Lamb (@MijBmal) December 9, 2020
Yip would have that as he looks a smashing player and he'd have to fight for a start in our midfield. Not sure hammer throwers on a plastic pitch every other week is what the lad needs right enough.
Chances of this happening v low.
— Graememax (@graememax) December 9, 2020
Probably for the best. The young lad would get booted about the pitch by the hammer throwers and farmers at clubs like Livingston, Aberdeen and St Johnstone.
— Agent Lennon – Stay on Task! (@mabozarhowkin) December 9, 2020
We don't need him , he is a great player but we have plenty in that position.
— Chewbracka 72 🇬🇧💙 (@JohnJohnboy721) December 9, 2020
I think the Rangers midfield is quite settled and doing well at the minute.
Not sure we need Gilmour who would just be here for personal development to go back to Chelsea. Rangers are on the way to #55. We don't need a youngster upsetting the balance to help Chelsea out
— Geo the Ger (@geomac24) December 9, 2020
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