The 23-year-old limped out of Chelsea’a pleasant with New England Revolution in Boston on Wednesday after struggling important injury to his foot and leaving the Gillette Stadium on crutches and sporting a protecting boot.
The poorly-timed pleasant comes lower than two weeks away from the Europa League last and three weeks earlier than England’s Nations League semi-final in opposition to Netherlands.
The midfielder will miss each these contests and could miss an terrible lot extra soccer, relying on the outcomes of assessments over the subsequent couple of days.
The Sun report that the perfect case situation is six months out for Loftus-Cheek, whereas a year out of motion shouldn’t be out of the query.
Which means we could not see the Lewisham man again till the again finish of 2019 on the earliest, with a return in November or December a chance.
It’s a comparable injury suffered by Chelsea team-mate Callum Hudson-Odoi, who is about to overlook the beginning of subsequent season as a outcome.
England supervisor Gareth Southgate introduced his Nations League squad on Thursday afternoon and each crocked Chelsea stars had been absent.
Nonetheless, Southgate mentioned: ‘We’re actually trying ahead to the chance to complete the summer time off. An important probability to construct on the final 12 months. A bit of bit bigger squad than traditional. We’ve bought a lot of unknowns.
‘Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ruben Loftus-Cheek would have definitely been in the squad [had they not been injured].’