Ruben Loftus Cheek
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Ruben Loftus-Cheek has some SERIOUS skills.

The Chelsea academy product proved all the way through our youth ranks that he was a cut above the majority of his counterparts.

Antonio Conte recognised his talent and potential and opted to keep him as part of the squad last term – and he finished the season as a Premier League champion.

In order to continue his development and fulfil his potential, Loftus-Cheek needs to be playing regular first-team football, which is why he was sent out on loan to Crystal Palace in the summer transfer window.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek joins Crystal Palace.
Chelsea academy product Ruben Loftus-Cheek joins Crystal Palace on a season-long loan.

His good performances at Selhurst Park earned him his first call-up to the England senior side – and he grabbed the opportunity with both hands.

Loftus-Cheek was named in the starting eleven by Gareth Southgate as the Three Lions took on world champions Germany on Friday night, and he took to the international game like a fish to water.

He was named man of the match for a classy display.

You can’t say he didn’t deserve it.

On two separate occasions Loftus-Cheek left the Germans red-faced by destroying them with genius pieces of skill. If he continues to do this on a regular basis, he will force his way into Conte’s thinking once again. Have a look at this…

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