Ruben Loftus Cheek may be eyeing to make a move to the arch rivals of Chelsea in the next winter transfer window. The young English midfielder is not getting regular chances to play for the Blues in this season under the management of the new manager Maurizio Sarri. The English midfielder might leave the club in January as he is not having much gametime at Stamford Bridge.
Ruben Loftus Cheek was loaned out to Crystal Palace in the previous season as the former manager of Chelsea, Antonio Conte did not guarantee a place to Ruben Loftus Cheek in the previous season. In this season,Ruben Loftus Cheek was really interested to play under the management of the new manager of the Blues, Maurizio Sarri. Maurizio Sarri is preferring to play with a 4-3-3 formation in this season for Chelsea. But the manager has so many options in his hand to utilize. The likes Fabregas and Ross Barkley are also not regular starters for Chelsea in this season.
In this circumstances, the chances of Ruben Loftus Cheek in the first team of Chelsea have been limited to Europa League and Carabao Cup matches so far in this season. Ruben Loftus Cheek is really talented midfielder and he was also in the squad of England in the World Cup recently concluded in Russia. Ruben Loftus Cheek was also injured in some point of time in this season which also affected badly. On the other hand, Arsenal are playing great football under the management of the new manager Unai Emery. Unai Emery has helped Arsenal to get seven easy wins in the Premier League out of nine matches so far in this season. Though the Gunners have already lost two important matches against Manchester City and Chelsea in first two matches in this season.
Aaron Ramsey is on the verge of leaving the club at the end of this season. The contract of the 27 year old Welshman is going to expire at the end of this season. According to several reports, the club management have pulled themselves off from the contract extension talk of Aaron Ramsey. The Welshman does not hold a good relationship with the new manager of the Gunners, Unai Emery. Aaron Ramsey is not a proper fit in Unai Emery’s system,while Ruben Loftus Cheek can be a proper fit in Unai Emery’s system. Unai Emery prefers to play with a 4-2-3-1 formation. Ruben Loftus Cheek can play as a holding midfielder in this system. He can also play as an attacking midfielder right behind the centre forward. Arsenal are currently lacking squad depth which might be essential for them in the second half of the season.
The Gunners are pushing hard to finish at the top four in the Premier League in this season. The competition is really hard for the teams to finish in the top four in the Premier League. So the Gunners have to maintain their form throughout the whole season and the addition of Ruben Loftus Cheek will be really handy for the Gunners to keep pace with other teams.