Rangers set for seven-figure windfall from Billy Gilmour's Chelsea and Scotland performances
Rangers are set to make £1million off the performances of former midfielder Billy Gilmour, per The Scottish Sun.
In 2017, the Gers parted ways with the player for a fee of £500,000, but had assurances in the deal that would see more money come their way via different appearances and clauses in the future.
The club representatives also added a sell-on clause while selling him, ensuring that they will profit from his sale in the future should there be a transfer fee.
Former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard handed the Scotland international his Premier League debut in 2019 and his stock has only risen since then with a number of appearances for club and country, resulting in Rangers profiting off it.
In late 2020, Lampard hailed the midfielder as ‘outstanding.’ [Sky Sports]
Still contributing to the cause
Gilmour failed to make a senior appearance for us, but did exceptionally well for our academy and would have undoubtedly added some bit to our midfield in the Scottish Premiership.
However, even though he’s not a part of our squad, he’s continuing to earn us money and we’re grateful that the chiefs involved in the deal were wise enough to see that his value would only skyrocket in the future.
He’s looked unfazed playing in the Champions League and Euro 2020 and Rangers deserve a great deal of credit for moulding him through his developmental years and giving him the confidence to shine on the biggest stage.
The Scottish midfielder is now set to join newly-promoted Premier League side Norwich City on loan in a bid to impress Thomas Tuchel to hand him a first team role in the future.
We’re certain that Gilmour is going to be a success wherever he goes and are grateful for his performances that have handed us some spare cash ahead of what looks to be a busy summer transfer window.
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