Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel insists he “expected more” from Billy Gilmour after the midfielder departed the club in a £9m deal to Brighton.
The Scotland international spent last season on loan at Norwich, suffering relegation from the Premier League as he failed to nail down a permanent place in the starting XI.
The 21-year-old return to Stamford Bridge for pre-season, but he was removed from the first-team squad during their trip to the USA.
And Tuchel admits he wasn’t convinced that Gilmour was ready to assume a regular role in the Chelsea first team.
“We had high hopes and he played for us…