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Kenny Miller: Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour should be playing for Scotland

Former Rangers striker Kenny Miller says Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour should be playing for the senior Scotland team.

The 18-year-old, who has represented Scotland at every age-group level from U15 to U21, has had his path to the first team at club level accelerated by Frank Lampard's appointment as manager.

"In days gone by, people said you had to go through the proper steps before becoming a full international," Miller said. "But look at England and what they have done in the last few years.

"(Callum) Hudson-Odoi started an England game before he had started a ChelseaPremier League match.

"I think we could be getting Billy Gilmour in now and there's probably a few others. I know he's been away with a few camps training and it is a huge step - and especially without first-team football - but we need to get these guys in to progress.

"England can do it. Wales have done it. Can we fast-track him? I also believe you have to have earned that right, but there are exceptions."


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