Reuben loftus Cheek and Tammy Abraham are Chelsea's future: Antonio Conte

Reuben Loftus-Cheek and Tammy Abraham is Chelsea's future- Conte
Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte has described Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Tammy Abraham as future of Chelsea

The English duo were called into the recent squad by Gareth Southgate for the friendlies with Germany and Brazil.

Loftus-Cheek, 21, and Abraham, 20, featured in both matches at Wembley with Loftus-Cheek been named man of the match on his debut against Germany.

Loftus-Cheek is currently on loan at Crystal Palace, as well as Abraham also out on loan at Swansea, they Chelsea boss has been impressed about them, insisting they are both very much in Chelsea’s plans.

He said: “I think we are talking about two really good young players. Ruben and Tammy will be the future for Chelsea.

“Now it’s right for them to play regularly. Ruben said that his path is perfect and to play regularly this season is very important for his development, after which he can come back to Chelsea with greater maturity

Conte said that Loftus-Cheek and Abraham could be inspired from Andreas Christensen, who is now in Chelsea’s first team having spent two years on loan with Borussia Monchengladbach.

He said: “It’s the same path as Christensen. He played for two years on loan and now he’s playing regularly for Chelsea. He’s young but an important Chelsea player.”

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