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Chelsea’s Ruben Loftus-Cheek interested in January loan move

Loftus-Cheek’s limited game time at Chelsea

Ruben Loftus-Cheek has spent all of his career with Chelsea.

However, despite that he has only managed to make 41 appearances for their first team, many of which have came as a sub.

Loftus-Cheek would spend the 2017/18 campaign on loan at Crystal Palace.

During his stint at Palace Loftus-Cheek made 25 appearances, scored two and assisted five.

His impressive displays for Palace also earned him a place in Gareth Southgate’s 2018 World Cup squad.

Despite a good 2017/18 season, Loftus-Cheek once again finds himself warming the Chelsea bench.

Even as a bit part player this season, Loftus-Cheek has been very impressive.

The 22-year-old has made nine appearances across all competitions and scored five goals.

The latest of which helped Chelsea secure a 2-0 win over Fulham on Sunday.


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Good to get the 3 points today and pleased to get on the scoresheet on my 50th Premier League appearance! Well played lads. #CFC

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But despite proving himself in his limited game time, Maurizio Sarri still refuses to give the Englishman a regular run in the side.

PERTH, AUSTRALIA – JULY 23: Maurizio Sarri, coach of Chelsea looks on prior to the international friendly between Chelsea FC and Perth Glory at Optus Stadium on July 23, 2018 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Albert Perez/Getty Images)

Several clubs keen on loaning Loftus-Cheek

Loftus-Cheek has himself been asked about his limited game time and a potential loan move, to which he responded:

 “I try not to think too much about the future. I can’t think that far ahead [to the end of the season], I can only think about what’s happening right now. It is a difficult period coming up where we have to be fully focused.”

But according to The Guardian, Loftus-Cheek is said to be weighing up the option of a loan move this January.

According to The Mirror, a host of clubs such as Crystal Palace, Bournemouth, Wolves and Schalke are interested in loaning Loftus-Cheek.

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