'Just don't think he's good enough': Jamie O'Hara left unimpressed by 25-year-old Chelsea player's attacking

Jamie O’Hara doesn’t think that Chelsea man Ruben Loftus-Cheek is good enough when it comes to the attacking side of his game.

Loftus-Cheek, 25, has had a decent run in the starting line-up recently due to injuries within the Blues squad.

The central midfielder started his fifth Premier League game in a row last night during the 1-1 draw with Everton at Stamford Bridge, but was unable to really stamp his authority on the game before being substituted off in the second half.

He’s a physical presence that’s shown lately he work in a disciplined role. Unfortunately, he’s guilty of overplaying in the opponents half and he’s just lacking a bit of extra quality when it comes to the final ball in attack.

O’Hara was critical of the Chelsea player after his latest performance against Everton.


“Loftus-Cheek he does OK, but in the final third I just don’t think he’s good enough,” O’Hara told talkSPORT.

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Missed opportunity for Loftus-Cheek at Chelsea

Loftus-Cheek’s recent run in the side has largely come down to injuries, but Chelsea welcomed N’Golo Kante back from injury yesterday by putting him on the bench.

Aged 25, Loftus-Cheek is at a vital part of his Blues career where he needs to kick on.

The English midfielder has shown some impressive signs in performances this campaign with the way he drives forward on the ball, something that’s made him a fan favourite over the years since he first came through the academy.

However, his lack of end product and a few bad decisions is a concern.

Thomas Tuchel will surely still rely on Jorginho, Kante and Mateo Kovacic as his go-to central midfielders when everyone is available.

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