Some Chelsea fans have urged Frank Lampard to hand Billy Gilmour his first Premier League start of the season ahead of Saturday’s Fulham clash.

There will be a vacant role in Chelsea’s midfield with N’Golo Kante suspended for the weekend’s game.

Lampard will have two obvious options for the holding midfield role: Gilmour and Jorginho.

While for the most part of the season, the latter has been the second-choice No.6 after Kante, Lampard himself said that Gilmour is pushing for a regular spot.

And these Chelsea fans on Twitter have made it clear who they think should start at Craven Cottage.

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Obviously, Lampard will also have to take Tuesday’s trip to Leicester City into consideration since there is a possibility that Kante won’t be available.

The France international suffered a minor hamstring injury and, as confirmed by Lampard, would only return to training today (Friday).

But as some of these fans pointed out already, if Lampard picked the team based on merit, Gilmour should be one of the first names on the team-sheet based on recent form.

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