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Michy Batshuayi: 'It's an exciting time to become a Chelsea player'

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On the third day of the transfer window, Chelsea have confirmed the first signing of the summer.  Striker Michy Batshuayi, who plied his trade at French club Olympique Marseille the previous two years, has become the latest talented Belgian to sign with the Blues.

While Michy, in his own admission, doesn't speak very good English, he does speak the language of winning, which is our aim.

"I am delighted to sign for one of the biggest clubs in Europe and embark on the next chapter in my career. I hope I can help Chelsea win many trophies during my time at Stamford Bridge."

"Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois have told me many good things about the club, and with Antonio Conte coming in it's an exciting time to become a Chelsea player. This is a fantastic opportunity for myself and my family, I am looking forward to playing in the Premier League next season."

-Michy Batshuayi; source: Chelsea FC

Batshuayi, who idolizes Ronaldo (the one and only), is one of the best young strikers in the game, scoring 23 goals and assisting 10 in 50 appearances for a highly inconsistent Marseille team that finished 13th in Ligue 1. His transfer echoes Didier Drogba's transfer from the same club in many ways, and the new kid will "do his best" to echo the legend's success at Chelsea as well.

Best of luck to him!

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