Michy Batshuayi won’t be leaving Chelsea this upcoming transfer window despite transfer rumours linking him with a move away from Stamford Bridge, according to the Express.
The Belgian signed for the Blues for £33m from Marseille, but has only started three games, with Spaniard Diego Costa in top form and top scorer in the Premier League with 13 goals.
West Ham United have been linked with a loan move for the forward; the Hammers attempted to sign Batshuayi in the summer, but failed in their efforts and wanted to make a move in the upcoming window for the striker, but Chelsea are not willing to even loan out the Belgian.
75 mins of Premier League action for Michy Batshuayi – with Chelsea playing only 28 more games this season. Needs a loan & game time
— Mohammed Ali (@mohammedali_93) December 11, 2016
With Costa suspended for their Boxing Day clash against Bournemouth, Batshuayi will most likely lead the line for Chelsea and start his fourth game of the season – the forward is surely desperate to impress and show he is worth his price tag.
They won’t be getting Batshuayi, but they could be in for two other Chelsea fringe players, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and keeper Asmir Begovic. Both players need game time and for the development of Loftus-Cheek’s career, a loan move could be crucial.
Chelsea currently sit top of the league and six points clear of Liverpool in second. The Blues are on an 11 game winning streak and could make it 12 when they play Bournemouth next time out.