Ruben Loftus-Cheek enjoyed a successful loan spell at Crystal Palace in 2017-18, and there is no surprise that West Ham United, Everton and Newcastle United all have been linked with the Chelsea midfielder.
Manuel Pellegrini's West Ham and Marco Silva's Everton have the the 22-year-old England international midfielder on their radar, according to The Sun (print edition, page 52, May 29, 2018) (click here to read more).
However, Newcastle, West Ham and Everton all could be disappointed in their (reported) pursuit of the Chelsea midfielder, who earns £35,000 per week as salary, according to Spotrac.com.
According to The Gambling Times, Chelsea have told Loftus-Cheek that they will not sell him in the summer transfer window and will give him a prominent role in the first team next season.
Loftus-Cheek wants more playing time, and if Chelsea are willing to provide him with that, then it is hard to see the England international leave Stamford Bridge this summer.
After all, leaving former Champions League winners Chelsea - who will be challenging for the Premier League title next season - for Everton, Newcastle or West Ham, especially on a permanent contract, would be a step down for the youngster.
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