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Michy Batshuayi undergoing Chelsea medical at Belgium's Euro 2016 base camp

It's happening.

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The Belgium national football team will next face Wales in the Euro 2016 quarterfinals on Friday in Lille, but for right now, they're still at their base camp in Bordeaux, training and preparing for the match.  And it is also there, at the camp, where young Michy Batshuayi is undergoing his Chelsea medical, as per the "special dispensations" we heard about earlier when the story was breaking.

Incidentally, Batshuayi had been tabbed as the player to speak at today's pre-match press conference (6pm local time).  That could be somewhat interesting, though I doubt we will hear anything other than evasive answers.  Then again, at the speed with which transfer is moving — twelve hours ago it was nonexistent; now it's almost done! — he might even be a Chelsea player officially.

UPDATE: Batshuayi has been withdrawn from press conference duties:

In related news, Batshuayi has now even followed the official Chelsea Twitter account.

It's happening.  Stay tuned!

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