GIFTED Ardrossan football starlet Billy Gilmour has earned praise from Chelsea boss Frank Lampard as he accompanied the squad to  Istanbul ahead of tonight's European Super Cup clash with Liverpool.
Gilmour has been training with the first team and impressed on a pre-season trip to Dublin.

He has been testing his skills against Willian, Olivier Giroud, N'golo Kante and Jorginho and is on the brink of a first team debut.

Former Rangers youngster Gilmour missed out on the first team trip to Japan.
But Lampard rates him highly.

He said: "Billy Gilmour has had a brilliant trip (to Dublin).

"As a young lad, the personality he has shown on this trip to play two games at the level has has played them is great.

"I just hope Billy pushes on with that this season."