London, July 13: Young Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek, an academy product of the London football giants, has joined city club Crystal Palace on a season-long loan. “Ruben Loftus-Cheek has joined fellow Premier League side Crystal Palace on a season-long loan,” Chelsea said in a statement on Wednesday. Loftus-Cheek joined Chelsea in 2004 at the age of eight. He made his first team debut in the UEFA Champions League against Sporting Lisbon in December 2014. The England under-21 team footballer has won the English Premier League (EPL) title with Chelsea twice in 2014-15 and 2016-17.
Loftus-Cheek also won the FA Youth cup twice along with each of UEFA Youth League title and EPL U-21 title once with the Chelsea reserves side. IANS