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Loftus-Cheek vindicates Chelsea

 By Reuters

Ruben Loftus-Cheek confident of Chelsea breakthrough

Gab Marcotti explains how Chelsea's managerial situation will play into Eden Hazard's decision to stay at Stamford Bridge or leave for Real Madrid.
Gab Marcotti puts himself in the shoes of the Chelsea brass and explains why the club should hold off on replacing Antonio Conte with Maurizio Sarri.

England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is eager to play regularly for Chelsea next season but said that the lofty expectations at the Premier League club makes it difficult for academy players to break into the first team.

Loftus-Cheek, 22, has made just 32 appearances for Chelsea since his senior debut in 2015 and his future at the club remains uncertain despite an impressive loan spell at Crystal Palace and call-up for England's World Cup squad.

"I'm confident in my ability that I can do well wherever...

 By Reuters

England's Ruben Loftus-Cheek will deal with World Cup racism 'if it happens'

REPINO, Russia -- England may have discussed the question of how to react if there are racist incidents at the World Cup but midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek says the issue is not on his mind.

England full-back Danny Rose recently revealed he had told his family not to travel to Russia due to his concerns over racism in the country.

"That's Danny's choice. I'm not thinking about it too much. If it happens we'll deal with it but, looking ahead, I'm just going with the flow," Loftus-Cheek said on Friday.


Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek calls step to first team 'massive'

Alejandro Moreno and Shaka Hislop believe Alvaro Morata's regression in a Chelsea uniform cost him his chance at making Spain's World Cup team.
With Man City reportedly ready to bid big for Eden Hazard, Paul Mariner analyses the Belgian's situation at Chelsea and whether he needs a fresh challenge.
The FC crew interpret what Willian's now-deleted Instagram post says about Chelsea players' relationship with Antonio Conte and Conte's future.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek has spoken about the difficulties faced by young players breaking into the Chelsea team, as he prepares to play in the World Cup for England.

Loftus-Cheek spent the season on loan at Crystal Palace, after failing to make much of an impression on the senior side at Stamford Bridge, despite excelling at youth level. He was part of the Chelsea teams that won the FA Youth Cup in 2014 (a tournament they have won five years in a row), and also the first of their UEFA Youth League-winning...

Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek in no rush to make decision on future

The ESPN FC crew debate their selections for the best XI from Week 34 in the Premier League.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek has said he is yet to make a decision about his Chelsea future.

Midfielder Loftus-Cheek, on loan at Crystal Palace, produced an impressive performance in Saturday's 3-2 win over Brighton at Selhurst Park.

The win eased Palace's relegation fears, with Loftus-Cheek assured in only his fourth appearance of 2018.

Palace manager Roy Hodgson backed the 22-year-old to earn a place in Gareth Southgate's England squad for the World Cup, and there are suggestions that he would like to sign...

Ruben Loftus-Cheek eyeing England World Cup squad despite injuries

Ruben Loftus-Cheek said he still hopes to earn a place in the England squad at this summer's World Cup despite an injury-hit season for Crystal Palace.

The 22-year-old, on loan from Chelsea, has struggled with back and ankle injuries and made his first appearance of 2018 for Palace when he replaced Wilfried Zaha as an 89th-minute substitute in Saturday's 2-0 away victory over Huddersfield Town.

A lack of football has seen Loftus-Cheek -- who was voted man of the match on his senior England debut...

 By PA Sport

Crystal Palace expecting Ruben Loftus-Cheek return on Monday

Crystal Palace expect Ruben Loftus-Cheek to return to the club on Monday and be declared fit to play for the first time in 2018.

The on-loan midfielder, 22, has been with parent club Chelsea since his last first-team appearance -- in the 3-2 defeat by Arsenal on Dec. 28.

He has been receiving treatment on an ankle injury and also suffered setbacks in his attempts to recover.

Loftus-Cheek had previously been so influential that he had been expected to be included in the England squad for the summer's...