Ruben Loftus-Cheek could miss the Europa League final after a picking up an ankle injury, report the Mirror.

Chelsea were playing a friendly against New England Revolution on Wednesday – they won 3-0 – but ended up suffering a potentially major blow.

Loftus-Cheek left the field in the second half after twisting his ankle awkwardly at the Gillette Stadium.

The midfielder was helped off the pitch by physios and was later seen on crutches and wearing a protective boot.

He now faces a race against time to be fit for arguably Chelsea’s biggest game of the season in Baku.

The Blues face Arsenal on May 29th, with victory for either sealing a place in next season’s Champions League.

Loftus-Cheek was in line to start the final, following some good form, so this could affect Maurizio Sarri’s plans hugely.

Chelsea’s charity friendly in the US was part of the club’s Say No To Antisemitism campaign.


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