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Mateo Kovacic identifies the one Chelsea player who will become vital for Thomas Tuchel’s success.

Mateo Kovacic identifies the one Chelsea player who will become vital for Thomas Tuchel’s success.

Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic thinks youngster Billy Gilmour is ‘definitely’ going to become an influential player at Stamford Bridge in the future.

Gilmour is one of the most impressive talents to come out of Cobham in recent years, already making a few of first-team debuts for Chelsea and representing Scotland at this summer’s Euro 2020 notwithstanding only turning 20 two weeks ago.

The midfielder has been tipped to go on to big things for some time, but emotion hit the next level after his accomplishment for Scotland against England in a barren draw at Euro 2020.

Scotland would end up tumbling out of the competition, losing to Croatia in their final match, and they did so without Gilmour, who missed the final match due to a positive coronavirus test.

The result implied that the youngster not only missed the opportunity to help Scotland into the next round, but he also missed the chance to play against club teammate Kovacic.

And ahead of Croatia’s Round of 16 encounter with Spain, Kovacic has been talking about Gilmour’s sad absenteeism, while also tipping the midfielder to become an ‘important’ part of Chelsea’s future.

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“I did talk with him on the phone as soon as it came out that he was positive,” Kovacic said, as cited by Chelsea’s official website.

“I was very sad about that because he is doing excellently and he is my team-mate.

“I don’t give him too much advice but we do talk a lot. I have seen Billy’s abilities from the first time he started training with the first team.

“He can become a really excellent player so it is up to him to work hard and to get better with each day. I am sure that, with his personality, he is going to do that.”

He added: “Billy’s qualities cannot be brought into question. He is still a young player but he has played a lot of good matches for Chelsea and for his national team.

“He is definitely going to be an important player for Chelsea in the near future.”

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Mateo Kovacic identifies the one Chelsea player who will become vital for Thomas Tuchel’s success.

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