Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s promise ahead of new season

    Loftus-Cheek’s struggles

    Ruben Loftus-Cheek has, of course, endured a rough couple of seasons, largely due to injuries and a lack of regular football at Chelsea.

    After returning from a loan spell at Crystal Palace in 2018, though, things did appear to be looking up for the midfielder.

    Maurizio Sarri was at the helm at Stamford Bridge at the time, and the Italian handed RLC plenty of game-time, especially in Europe.

    However, towards the back end of the term, Loftus-Cheek suffered yet another injury, which subsequently ruled him out for not only the remainder of that campaign, but also most 2019/20 too.

    Then, after appearing in a solitary league game at the start of 2020/21 under Frank Lampard, the midfielder was shipped off on loan to Fulham.

    NFL Betting

    Loftus-Cheek would go on to score one goal in 31 outings for the now Championship outfit.

    Loftus-Cheek promises to hit ground running

    Such a return suggested that RLC’s stint at Stamford Bridge would likely be up this summer given the insane amount of competition at Chelsea right now.

    But with just under two weeks till the campaign starts, Loftus-Cheek is still on Chelsea’s books with little talk of a potential move.

    Loftus-Cheek also seems pretty confident ahead of the new campaign, stating that this is the season where he hits the ground running:

    ‘I had last season as a season where I can find my feet and it definitely felt like that at the start.

    ‘I was struggling mentally and needed to focus on just taking risks in training and get that feel back, but it eventually came and I was doing really well in games, so I’ve had my injury and I’ve had a season now to get fit and feel confident in my body and this season is where I hit the ground running.’

    The Englishman also had this to say on his fitness:

    ‘I feel really fit now and strong, and hopefully the injuries stay away.

    ‘Last season was my first full injury-free season which is a massive positive for me, because I always used to get niggles.

    ‘Even though I was fit I’d be out for a week or a couple of days, miss a couple of matches, but last season was good for my body to be fit every training session and available for every game.’

    Quotes via Goal.

    10 best forwards to pick for your 2021/22 Fantasy Premier League side

    10 best midfielders to pick for your 2021/22 Fantasy Premier League side


    Chelsea betting odds, next game:

    Chelsea vs Crystal Palace odds: result, both teams to score, correct score & goalscorers

    Chelsea’s latest videos

    "Expressing how you feel to someone else can help so much" | Pulisic opens up about mental health

    “Expressing how you feel to someone else can help so much” | Pulisic opens up about mental health

    Christian Pulisic discusses the importance of looking after your mental health and how he…


    Electric On The Pitch, Composed In Front Of Goal | Sam Kerr | Best Of 2020/21

    Electric On The Pitch, Composed In Front Of Goal | Sam Kerr | Best Of 2020/21

    Sam Kerr had an electric 2020/21 season, winning the WSL golden boot by scoring…


    Premier League table

    # Team MP D P
    1 Leeds United 0 0 0
    2 Manchester City 0 0 0
    3 Manchester United 0 0 0
    4 West Ham United 0 0 0
    5 Everton FC 0 0 0
    6 Southampton FC 0 0 0
    7 Chelsea FC 0 0 0
    8 Arsenal FC 0 0 0
    9 Newcastle United 0 0 0
    10 Leicester City 0 0 0
    11 Liverpool FC 0 0 0
    12 Aston Villa 0 0 0
    13 Tottenham Hotspur 0 0 0
    14 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 0 0
    15 Crystal Palace 0 0 0
    16 Norwich City 0 0 0
    17 Watford FC 0 0 0
    18 Burnley FC 0 0 0
    19 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 0 0
    20 Brentford FC 0 0 0

    Source link news

    Related articles



    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Betting on Soccer

    Share article

    Latest articles

    Koeman namechecks Barcelona legends in defiant statement about club’s peril

    Under-fire Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman cited the examples of Xavi and Andres Iniesta when insisting why the club’s woes aren’t all bad, though did...

    Glen Kamara signs new contract

    Rangers have announced that Finland international midfielder Glen Kamara has signed a new four-year contract at Ibrox until the summer of 2025.Kamara was heavily...

    The one reason that Ross Barkley didn’t leave Chelsea this summer

    Chelsea’s summer clear-out While the senior major incominga at Stamford Bridge this summer were Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku, a free addition of third choice goalkeeper...

    Guardiola Believes De Bruyne Is Getting Back To His Best “Step By Step” After Lengthy Injury Battle

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was delighted that Kevin De Bruyne managed to last the full 90 minutes in the 6-1 win over Wycombe...

    Spurs dealt huge blow ahead of Wolves clash

    3 minute read 22/9/2021 | 02:10pm Tottenham Hotspur have been handed another...
    Betting on Soccer


    Subscribe to stay updated.