Chelsea edged to a narrow 1-0 win over Bournemouth on Wednesday night – and some of the club’s supporters on Twitter raved about Ruben Loftus-Cheek for his performance.

The Blues progressed to the Carabao Cup semi-finals where they will face Tottenham in a two-legged tie after a narrow victory against Bournemouth.

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Substitute Eden Hazard netted a late winner with his deflected effort at Stamford Bridge and he’s now chalked up 99 goals for the club.

Maurizio Sarri’s side had to work hard to finally find a way past a resilient Bournemouth, but Loftus-Cheek stood out above the rest as the outstanding player on the park.

The 22-year-old was deployed on the right flank by Chelsea and did tuck in centrally when needed defensively.

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His powerful style meant he was a real handful for the Bournemouth defenders and he also showed off some excellent dribbling.

Loftus-Cheek’s preferred position is in the centre of the park and he’s demonstrated he can be a force in the central midfield role, but will just be pleased to be finding more game time under Sarri.

The England international is an extremely highly-rated talent at Stamford Bridge and his six-goal return this season should only be the start.

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A selection of Chelsea fans on social media singled him out as the outstanding player on Wednesday, with one even comparing his physique to club legend Didier Drogba.

Here are some of the Chelsea fan tweets on Loftus-Cheek:

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