Ruben Loftus-Cheek back in contention for Crystal Palace
Last Updated: 13/03/18 7:39am
On loan Crystal Palace midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is back in training after recovering from the ankle injury which has sidelined him since December.
The 22-year-old, who is on a season-long loan from Chelsea, has made 16 Premier League appearances this season but was injured during December's 3-2 defeat to Arsenal.
He told the Palace website: "My right ankle took a little bit of a fracture and it has taken a while but thankfully I am back now and that is the good thing.
"It was scary because we didn't know how long it would take and what was the best road to go down, but I went back to Chelsea for physio and rehab and worked hard to get back."
Loftus-Cheek has broken into the England set-up this season and his return will be a boost for 18th-placed Palace ahead of a crucial trip to Huddersfield on Saturday.
"I have been following all the games," Loftus Cheek added.
"And I think we have been unlucky in a few, especially against Man Utd and Tottenham with the last minute winners, but I still think we can climb the table with the matches to come."
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