Cesc Fabregas praises Chelsea youngster Billy Gilmour for his exploits against Grimsby Town
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Cesc Fabregas praises Chelsea youngster Billy Gilmour for his exploits against Grimsby Town

​AS Monaco midfielder Cesc Fabregas heaped praises on Chelsea youngster Billy Gilmour after his exploits in the Blue's 7-1 thrilling victory over Grimsby Town.

Gilmour was said to be one of the outstanding players on the night as Frank Lampard's young charges sunk the League Two outfit in their Carabao Cup third round clash on Wednesday night.

The 18-year-old has always been vocal about his admiration for Fabregas in the past and this resurfaced through one fan on social media. 

Gilmour had previously tweeted: 'The training starts at 9 every morning but I get to the training ground at 8.

'I spend one-hour watching videos of Fabregas, how he moves without the ball, how he passes the ball, how he picks his team-mates. He's my favourite.'

Fabregas tweeted in response: 'He played amazing tonight. Personality is the most important at this age and he’s got it all right.

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