That is in keeping with Danny Murphy.
Loftus-Cheek joined Crystal Palace on a season-long mortgage over the summer season.
The 21-year-old discovered it arduous to nail down a first-team spot on the Blues closing time period, however has started his mortgage spell at Selhurst Park neatly regardless of the Eagles being backside of the desk.
Conte went on a spending spree within the closing window and taken within the likes of Alvaro Morata and Tiemoue Bakayoko from Real Madrid and Monaco.
But he overlooked out on a number of key goals, together with Romelu Lukaku who joined Manchester United from Everton.
And Murphy thinks squad steadiness is very important and reckons it wasn’t smart from Conte to dispense with Loftus-Cheek.
“Conte moaning about the squad could be a nudge to the owners,” Murphy advised Sky Sports’ Debate Show.
“They let Nathaniel Chalobah, Dominic Solanke and Loftus-Cheek cross.
“I believe the vital factor taking a look at a squad with a lot of video games is you have to have a bunch of avid gamers this is balanced.
“You can’t simply have best magnificence avid gamers, as a result of they’ll be knocking to your door the entire time asking why they aren’t enjoying.
“With Loftus-Cheek, I have observed him a couple of instances this season and I truly like him, and perhaps he was once determined to head and play I’m now not positive.
“I believe if Conte kept him, he wouldn’t be knocking on his door and asking about now not enjoying each and every sport.
“As lengthy as he’s getting some sport time and filling in for a sport or two, that’s the way you get your squad.”