Michy Batshuayi is set to return to Chelsea after Spanish club Valencia decided to terminate his loan spell.
Michy Batshuayi has enjoyed some good vital game time during his time on loan at Dortmund, scoring seven Bundesliga goals in the process. However, his domestic season has been cut short with a suspected broken ankle that he suffered in the Ruhr derby against Schalke, where his loan side lost 2-0.
Michy Batshuayi has spoken out about his loan move from Chelsea to Borussia Dortmund, claiming that the Blues would have “preferred” him to stay at Stamford Bridge in January.
One of the biggest ongoing stories at Chelsea involves the loan move of Michy Batshuayi to Borussia Dortmund and how successful it has been so far. The Blues themselves haven’t had the best of luck in front of goal since his temporary departure which begs the question: why did Antonio Conte let him leave?
After moving to Borussia Dortmund on loan during the January transfer window, Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi appears to be enjoying his football again and has now scored five goals during his past three games.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has admitted that he is unsure of what lies ahead for striker Michy Batshuayi, despite the fact that the Belgian was pivotal in the Blues’ FA Cup victory against Newcastle United on Sunday.
Chelsea are closing in on a surprise new striker signing, amidst suggestions Michy Batshuayi is set to leave the club on loan in the coming weeks.
AS Monaco had a great campaign last term, which saw them not only win the Ligue 1 title but also reach the UEFA Champions League semi-final. One of their star men and the subject of plenty of Premier League interest over the summer was Thomas Lemar. He is, once again, linked with a move to the Premier League, but it isn’t one of the sides who enquired about his availability over the summer.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals draw was made last week at the Kremlin in Moscow, the main host city for the tournament next summer. The event saw all 32 teams placed into eight different groups. As one of Europe’s biggest sides, Chelsea will have a strong contingent of players on show in Russia. Blues players could feature in up to nine of the nations that will be competing next year and today, we take a look at them.
If you know how the odds work, you’ll know that Chelsea have a long way to go before they can claim to be viable title contenders in the Premier League this season. Despite sitting third on 25 points, the Blues are still nine points back of first place Manchester City, who have taken the league by storm.
As we enter yet another laborious international break, with England set to face off against Germany and Brazil, several members of Antonio Conte’s squad have jetted off to various parts of the globe to continue the long road to Russia 2018.