A £53m deal had been agreed but at the last moment the transfer fell through.
Loftus-Cheek impressed during his season-long loan at Crystal Palace last season and also showed potential for England at the World Cup but his position at Chelsea is uncertain ahead of the new season.
He has always been considered as one of the finest talents in Ligue 1, and was even entrusted with the captain's armband last summer.
Lyon coach Bruno Genesio is unable to offer assurances over Nabil Fekir's future at the club.
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"As you can see, I'm still at Lyon". There is a good group, very homogeneous.
"But the window is still open and things move quickly in football". Blues boss Maurizio Sarri has recently indicated that the club may pursue one recruit before the transfer deadline and Fekir could preferably be the choice before the transfer window closes on Thursday. "I am very happy with the squad we have and feel very comfortable". Therefore, it comes down to how serious Chelsea are to sign the French global.
Hazard, who has been linked with Real Madrid amid much speculation over his future, was given a hero's reception by Chelsea fans when brought on in the second half.
Since then, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has suggested that the Frenchman could stay put with Les Gones for the upcoming campaign but France Football suggests the 25-year-old could yet make the switch to the Premier League.
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