English Premiership

Loftus-Cheek makes perfect start

2015-05-11 12:37
Ruben Loftus-Cheek (thefa.com)

Cape Town - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho handed Ruben Loftus-Cheek his starting debut and the talented youngster shone under pressure.

With the league title already secured, Mourinho looked to the future against Liverpool by awarding a full debut to 19-year-old midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

The tall, elegant academy graduate completed all 27 of the passes he attempted and Mourinho believes a bright future beckons for him.

"He's going to be a Chelsea player, that's no doubt," the Portuguese told his post-match press conference.

"We have other kids that I also believe can perfectly do it.

"Good work at academy level, good cooperation with us when the players go into the zone where they are almost there, but not quite there, so hopefully we have more in the future."

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