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Batshuayi open to loan deal

PremierMichy Batshuayi has confessed he could head out of Chelsea on loan with West Ham keen to land the striker.

Batshuayi told Belgian outlet Het Nieuwsblad: “Honestly, I’m not trying to think too much about my future.

“It will be up to the board and the coach to decide. I’m the player, I go where Chelsea send me.”

West Ham had hoped to tempt Chelsea with an outright purchase of the player they missed out on last Summer. They were even prepared to give their West London rivals on what they paid for him.

Despite the Hammers having a bid accepted of 39m Euros (around £33m)  last Summer Chelsea snuck in at the eleventh hour and increased the offer to 40m Euros to seal the deal over the Irons.

Despite a reduced role at Chelsea, Batushuayi scored four goals in his final three league games and finished the season with a record of scoring every 47 minutes.

About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter
 

One comment on “Batshuayi open to loan deal

  1. I wonder if players on loan play with the same commitment as those owned? Moses and Bony are two examples plus you loose the player against their own team for two games. Loan with an option to buy is probably different providing the player wants to stay!

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