Loftus-Cheek swaps Chelsea for Crystal Palace as De Boer makes first signing

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Crystal Palace have snapped up Ruben Loftus-Cheek on a season-long loan deal from Chelsea.

Loftus-Cheek has become the first signing of the transfer window for new Palace boss Frank de Boer.

Palace confirmed the move on Wednesday, the 21-year-old leaving Stamford Bridge for the first time in his career.