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Chelsea: Fans want to see Ruben Loftus-Cheek return to the XI after returning to full fitness

Chelsea: Fans want to see Ruben Loftus-Cheek return to the XI after returning to full fitness - Chelsea

Lots of Chelsea fans believe that Ruben Loftus-Cheek should return to the midfield once the England international has returned to full fitness after nearly nine months out.

The 24-year-old midfielder returned to the pitch this week as Loftus-Cheek played nearly an hour of football for the Blues in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Brentford B (per Chelsea’s official website). The Chelsea academy graduate ruptured his Achilles last year in a charity match against the New England Revolution, as reported by The Guardian.

A number of Chelsea fans are keen on seeing the midfielder return to the starting XI when he is given the all-clear after Twitter user CFC-Blues asked supporters to name their ‘best midfield three’ if every midfielder in the Blues squad is fit, with Loftus-Cheek being mentioned in the majority of trios.

Frank Lampard is yet to nail on with a formation for Chelsea, with the former Derby manager changing between a 4-2-3-1 and a 4-3-3 (per Transfermarkt).

Here’s what Chelsea fans had to say on Twitter…

Chelsea fans, does Loftus-Cheek go straight into your midfield three? Let us know!


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