Ruben Loftus-Cheek has had a tough start to the season after returning from England’s World Cup endeavours.

Injury set him back early on meaning he’s had to settle for appearances in the EFL Cup and Europa League.

But Maurizio Sarri’s easing him into the season seems to have paid dividends, as he providing an attack impetus to Chelsea’s midfield.

Loftus-Cheek scored a hat-trick against BATE Borisov just over a month ago, and scored a wonderful goal against West London rivals Fulham.

It’s his second goal in the league, and shows what he can bring to the Chelsea line-up that is missing with Mateo Kovacic.

Due to his history with Chelsea, Chelsea fans adore Loftus-Cheek.

But Loftus-Cheek has struggled for playing time at the Blues since coming though and spent last season at Crystal Palace.

However, Loftus-Cheek should get playing time at Stamford Bridge this season as they’re competing on four fronts.

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So, here’s how Chelsea fans reacted to Loftus-Cheek’s goal against Fulham:

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