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Thomas Tuchel To Unveil The Scottish ‘Makelele’ As Kante’s Replacement Against West Brom



Chelsea and Thomas Tuchel will have their hand full when they take on West Brom on Saturday in the ongoing English Premier League.

German tactician who has been lauded for his exceptional transformation of the Chelsea squad since taking over from Frank Lampard now faces a selection headache with his key midfielder N’Golo Kante set for spells on the sidelines.

Kante sustained a hamstring injury while representing France in their world cup qualifiers and was send back to the Cobham training facility for the club doctors to establish the severity of his injury.

The London based side host relegation battlers West Bromwich Albion on Saturday in an early kick-off match and the former Paris Saint Germain will be without Kante for the clash with the Sam Allardyce side.

This could present the gaffer with an opportunity to unleash the Scottish ‘Makelele’ in the mold of Billy Gilmour with the tough-tackling academy graduate ready to fill the void Kante will have left.

Gilmour has the same stature as Kante and he plays the same role as the french Midfielder of a natural destroyer and ball winner for his side and in the few chances he has been accorded,the Scottish midfielder has provided glimpses of why he should he featuring more for the side.

The diminutive midfielder has all the qualities to feature for Tuchel’s side and with Kante out,this presents Gilmour with an opportunity to lay his mark at the Stamford bridge.


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