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Norwich boss Farke explains Chelsea, Man Utd agreements for loan duo

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Norwich City boss Daniel Farke insists he's free to select loan duo Billy Gilmour and Brandon Williams when needed.

Chelsea midfielder Gilmour and Manchester United fullback Williams are yet to nail a regular start under Farke.

“There is no pressure (to play them). We are not here to develop players for other clubs, we are here to win points for this club," said Farke, whose bottom-of-the-table side host Brighton on Saturday.

“It is not about Billy Gilmour, about Brandon Williams (on loan from Manchester United), Kenny McLean or Temmu Pukki who are our players – we just like to play with the players to win points.

“This is also the challenge our loan players want to have – it is not like they want to play just because we have loaned them and they (parent clubs) want them to play many games."

Farke added: “Of course we have shown a lot that we can develop young players, help them to find the next step, if they are our own players or loan players, like (Tottenham midfielder) Oliver Skipp, who is right now playing at a different level.

“Also the big clubs like Manchester United and Chelsea, they do not want it easy for their players.

“They want to be Manchester United, Chelsea or Tottenham players one day, so they need to face a challenge and step up to it."

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