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Dortmund could sign Batshuayi on a club-record fee

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Chelsea are reportedly prepared to sanction the sale of Michy Batshuayi, provided any club matches their £53m valuation during the summer.

The Belgium international struggled to establish himself as a regular under Antonio Conte during the first half of the season, and this urged him to join Borussia Dortmund on a short-term loan to enhance his World Cup prospects.

Since then, the former Marseille man has notched seven goals in just nine appearances, and this has spread speculation over Dortmund possibly negotiating a permanent deal for the marksman.

According to Bild, the Blues could entertain the prospect of offloading Batshuayi to the German side, but they are set to demand at least £53m fee, a £22m profit from their previous buy from Marseille.

Batshuayi has not been a favourite under Antonio Conte, especially in the Premier League, and just four of his 32 appearances have come from the off in the English top-flight.


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