Chelsea transfer news: Schalke join race to sign Blues midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek

SCHALKE have reportedly joined the race to signal in-demand Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus Cheek.

The England star has attracted a variety of curiosity this summer season, however he’s decided to struggle for his place in Maurizio Sarri’s aspect.

Ruben Loftus Cheek joined Chelsea’s youth academy on the age of eight
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In line with the Mirror, the German aspect are aiming to signal the 22-year-old on mortgage earlier than finish of August.

However the supply means that the Blues is not going to need to let Loftus Cheek go away – although he began on the bench throughout Saturday’s win over Huddersfield. 

Sarri opted to play Ross Barkley, Jorginho and N’Golo Kante as a midfield three.

The midfielder has additional fallen down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge following the arrival of Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid.

The midfielder has did not cement his spot in Maurizio Sarri’s aspect
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However Tiemoue Bakayoko’s mortgage transfer to AC Milan will enhance the 22-year-old’s possibilities of beginning.

Loftus Cheek, who has three years remaining on his contract, spent final season on mortgage at Crystal Palace. 

The Eagles made it clear that they wished to safe his providers for an additional season.

However membership chairman Steve Parish admitted that Chelsea gave them “no indication” that he was obtainable.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek has attracted curiosity from quite a lot of golf equipment this summer season
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Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez was additionally mentioned to be monitoring the 22-year-old.

Talking about his team-mate’s affect on the workforce, Hazard: “I believe if we are able to have him within the workforce this season it’s a plus for everybody.”

Sarri hinted last week that Loftus-Cheek will stay at Stamford Bridge this season.

Mateo Kovacic joined Chelsea as a part of the Thibaut Courtois deal
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