Chelsea fans excited as Billy Gilmour travels with the first team squad to Istanbul

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After losing 4-0 to Manchester United in the first game of the season, Chelsea will be hoping they can kickstart their campaign with a victory against Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday.

The Blues are already in Istanbul, and have been buoyed by the news that Willian and Antonio Rudiger have made the trip with the rest of the squad after recovering from their respective injuries.

Those two senior players are joined on the plane by a surprise name, with teenager Billy Gilmour also included.

The Scotland U19 international has yet to make his debut for the first team, but he has impressed at youth level, recording 17 goals in 62 games for the various developments sides.

And the Chelsea fans are delighted with the news, with some even championing him to feature in the game against the Champions League winners. Portions of the club’s fanbase have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts, and you can see some of the best reactions on the social media platform below.

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