Chelsea star would be ruled out for the rest of the month of January after he suffered an injury in the 2-0 win in the FA Cup against Nottingham Forest.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek will not be available for selection for the next three weeks after he was forced off the pitch in tears during Chelsea’s 2-0 home win against Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup on Saturday.
The Report in Evening Standard, Loftus-Cheek has suffered back injuries in his career and it has reached a point where he needs to rest in a bid to be fully fit.
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The 22-year-old midfielder was rest for the game against Watford and Crystal Palace due to injury and was unable to finish the game against Nottingham Forest due to the same injury.
Loftus-Cheek spoke the about the injury: “It’s not good. I have been struggling with it for the last few weeks. I’m going to have to take some proper time out to make sure it heals properly. I’m gutted.”
The England international has scored six goals and three assists across all competition and he has also gained the trust of the manager Maurizio Sarri, who has already given the midfielder the nod in his starting line-up.