Chelsea fans claim Thomas Tuchel made a 'massive howler' after Billy Gilmour's sensational performance for Brighton
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Chelsea fans have bemoaned Thomas Tuchel selling Billy Gilmour following his sensational performance in Brighton's massive win over Wolves.
Gilmour, who joined Brighton from Chelsea on a four-year deal last September, starred in his side's 6-0 thrashing of Wolves on Saturday.
He delivered a stellar showing in the middle of the park, dictating play in the engine room of the pitch as he showcased his impeccable vision.
His outing at the AMEX Stadium impressed manager Roberto De Zerbi, who called the Scotland international the 'best player on the pitch'.
And Gilmour also excited Chelsea fans as they took to social media to lament the sale of their former player, taking aim at former boss Tuchel, who sanctioned the move.
People online also compared him to Enzo Fernandez, who arrived at Stamford Bridge for a whopping £106 million, and Conor Gallagher.
One Twitter user wrote: "In an alternate universe we would’ve kept him and not have had to spend £106m on Enzo… Gilmour is exceptional."
A second tweeted: "If you ever feel dumb, just remember that Chelsea sold Billy Gilmour for £9M and kept Conor Gallagher."
A third added: "People will blame Boehly but Tuchel has to take responsibility for that as well. Massive howler."
A fourth said: "Thomas Tuchel has blood on his hands. Sold Gilmour and bought washed Aubameyang."
Another claimed: "We were robbed of a Gilmour x Enzo partnership."
The 21-year-old has only made eight Premier League appearances this season, having played second fiddle to Alexis Mac Allister and Moises Caicedo.
And he acknowledged his esteemed teammates when he reflected on his performance following the result.
"It's hard to fill Alexis and Moises' job but I just had to take my opportunity," he said. When they've played I've studied them and what they do in my position."
He added: "I need to keep focusing on myself, help the team when called upon."
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