According to French radio station RMC Sport, Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi will not leave Stamford Bridge this summer. He has been assured by coach Maurizio Sarri that he is a valuable asset to the squad, in talks held after he returned from his post-WorldCup holidays this week.
⚽ #Batshuayi parti pour rester à #Chelsea, #Willian de retour à l'entraînement...— RMC Sport (@RMCsport) July 31, 2018
Le live mercato (des Blues et des autres) ici ➡ #RMCLive #PremierLeague https://t.co/I8NxKoDP04 pic.twitter.com/3kc6aIx1z8
Michy spent the second half of last season on loan at Borussia Dortmund, recording 9 goals in 14 appearances before an ankle injury in April brought an early end to his spell. He recovered in time to join Belgium’s national team for the World Cup, with whom he got a third-place medal in the nation's best ever performance.
Michy was not a good fit for Conte’s system, but he could really thrive within Sarri’s. He's been recently linked with Valencia, but keeping him is a smart move for Chelsea.
It looks like Chelsea will be in great shape at the striker position, with Batshuayi joining Morata and Giroud as options for Sarri.