Miller: Chelsea Youngster Billy Gilmour Should Be Fast-Tracked Into Senior Side

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Former Scotland striker Kenny Miller has called Scotland boss Steve Clarke to fast-track Chelsea youngster Billy Gilmour into the Scotland national senior set-up.

Gilmour made his Blues debut as a substitute in the 2-2 draw with Sheffield United at Stamford Bridge last month.

“In days gone by, people said you had to go through the proper steps before becoming a full international,” Miller said, according to Standard Sport.

“But look at England and what they have done in the last few years.

“Hudson-Odoi started an England game before he had started a Chelsea Premier League match.

“I think we could be getting Billy Gilmour in now and there’s probably a few others. I know he’s been away with a few camps training and it is a huge step – and especially without first-team football – but we need to get these guys in to progress.

“England can do it. Wales have done it. Can we fast-track him? I also believe you have to have earned that right, but there are exceptions.”

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