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Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has cemented a special relationship with Chelsea fans since he graduated into the first team from the academy.
The 23 year old midfielder has paid tribute to Chelsea supporters for constantly willing him on.
Speaking to Chelsea’s official website, Loftus-Cheek said: “You have those fans who follow you right through and it’s great for them to watch my development as well, from the youth team to being a first team player now.
“They’ve always supported me and I can definitely hear that support during games so I can’t thank them enough.”
With Loftus-Cheek becoming an even more important player for the team, Chelsea fans will definitely show him more love with the midfielder set to be a Chelsea player for the next five years after signing a new contract with the club reportedly worth £150,000 a week.
Loftus-Cheek isn’t part of the team’s preseason training camp in Ireland as he is at Cobham recovering from an Achilles injury he suffered in May which ruled him out of the Europa League final and UEFA Nations League with England.