Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has reaffirmed his commitment to the club? as he prepares to negotiate a new contract at Stamford Bridge.
There were fears that the England international would struggle for minutes on the pitch when he decided to battle for a place in the Blues team, rather than look elsewhere. However, he has made an admirable 38 appearances in all competitions under Maurizio Sarri and was outstanding during the first leg of the side’s Europa League semi final with Eintracht Frankfurt – a game which ended 1-1.
The 23-year-old grabbed the ?Blues’ only goal at the
Loftus-Cheek’s desire to remain in west London is a timely boost for the Blues, who have been handed a transfer ban by FIFA for the two upcoming windows.
As result of the embargo, the club are looking to keep hold of the talent already within their squad, with the former ?Crystal Palace loanee expected to ?begin negotiations over a new contract once the season finishes.