Gary Cahill believes Ruben Loftus-Cheek has shown he is now ready to press for regular first team action after scoring his first Chelsea goal in the FA Cup victory over Scunthorpe.
Chelsea FC advanced to the 4th round of the FA Cup after a comfortable 2-0 win against Scunthorpe United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, with academy youngster Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s first senior goal the highlight of the match Although Chelsea FC fans were shocked to see what was essentially a full-strength side named by Guus Hiddink for the FA Cup 3rd round clash against third-division Scunthorpe United, Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s 45-minute appearance and first senior goal did appease many on social media. The Blues’ interim manager named the likes of Loftus-Cheek, Kenedy, Baba Rahman and Bertrand Traoré on the bench for the match, causing supporters to question when the club’s younger players would ever be given a chance. However, a few were able to see the logic behind the decision — Hiddink evidently intends to go all-out to win the competition. A slightly fortuitous goal from Diego Costa — his 4th in the last 3 games in all competitions — gave […]
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