Loftus-Cheek has joined the Cottagers on a season-long loan.
“I believe in my ability 100 per cent. This is obviously not a permanent move.
“This is a platform for me to go and express myself and find that form that was showing a couple of seasons ago.
“I believe in my ability, and we will see where that takes me."
All the way to the Euros at the end of the season, perhaps?
Loftus-Cheek, whose last of his ten caps came in November 2018, replied: “There is a target there definitely, and that is definitely in the back of my mind.