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​Chelsea defender Rudiger: I can't understand Gilmour!

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has spoken about his young teammate Billy Gilmour and the language barrier.

The latter has recently emerged from the Blues youth setup and into the first team.

Now Rudiger, who is a recent learner of English, is having a hard time understanding what the young Scotsman is saying during training.

"I understand most things but Ross Barkley's English I don't understand! And also Billy Gilmour – his Scottish accent is very difficult," he said to Chelsea's official website.

"The last word I learned? There is a lot but the last one was rapid.

"For me, you say the guy is quick but Danny Drinkwater said to me 'this guy is rapid' and I didn't know what that meant. I made sense when I thought about it but I never had it in my vocabulary before."

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