Ruben Loftus-Cheek backed to quit by pundit
Alan Hutton has backed Chelsea academy graduate Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s £22m move to AC Milan.
exclusive speech football insiderThe former Tottenham and Aston Villa defender says Loftus-Cheek could get more playing time if he completes his move to Italy in the summer.
The 27-year-old has entered the final 18 months of his contract at Stamford Bridge and could leave in the summer.
According to Italian media reports market calcium (March 4) The Italian giants are eyeing the midfielder and believe he could be sold for £22m at the end of the season.
The Academy graduate has made 28 appearances for Graham Potter’s side this season, starting 16 of them.
Asked if £22m was the right price for the middle class, Hutton told Football Insider: “I think so, especially when you look at some of the transfer fees we’re talking about now.
“I know he has injury issues, but he’s still a very good player. He’s been out on loan and doing well. He’s been playing lately, a little bit in and out.
“He’s going to want to be the first name on the roster. If it means going to a team like AC Milan, that would be a good move.
“[Fikayo] Tomori was there and he knew Tammy Abraham well in Rome. So he’s going to find out what’s going on there from those people. I thought it might be decent.“
In other news, Chelsea told to end their £20million new signing after a deal was agreed.