Roma submit loan enquiry for out-of-favour Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi

Michy Batshuayi watches on during Chelsea's friendly against Barcelona
Roma had been connected with a transfer from Chelsea to Roma this summer season (Picture: Getty)

Roma are stepping up their seek for a brand new striker by way of filing a loan enquiry to Chelsea for Michy Batshuayi, in keeping with Sky Sports Italia.

The Serie A facet had been connected with a season-long loan transfer for Manchester United‘s Alexis Sanchez and feature known Batshuayi instead goal.

The 25-year-old didn’t make Frank Lampard’s first Chelsea squad for Sunday’s demoralising 4-Zero defeat to Manchester United with Tammy Abraham and Olivier Giroud most popular within the 18.

Batshuayi has struggled to settle at Stamford Bridge since a £33m transfer from Marseille in 2016, spending the previous 18-months on loan with Borussia Dortmund, Valencia and Crystal Palace.

Michy Batshuayi celebrates scoring for Crystal Palace against Bournemouth
Batshuayi inspired right through a loan spell with Crystal Palace closing season (Picture: Getty)

During the second one part of closing season, Batshuayi struck six targets in 13 video games for Palace and that shape noticed him earmarked for a spot in Chelsea’s squad this time period.



Lampard admitted he was once inspired with Batshuayi’s efficiency right through a 4-Zero win over St Patrick’s Athletic in July, announcing: ‘I assumed Tammy, his power up entrance, along Michy, was once in point of fact just right between the pair of them.

‘They showed exactly the sort of stuff I want, energy off the ball as well as on the ball, and quality.’

However, his failure to be concerned at Old Trafford has ended in hypothesis over his long run, specifically as his Chelsea contract simplest has two years left to run.

Roma wish to leap again from a depressing 2018-19 marketing campaign through which they completed 6th within the desk and are available in the market for a ahead with Edin Dzeko tipped to sign up for Inter.

Batshuayi has a tight strike fee of 19 targets from 53 appearances for Chelsea and netted the decisive strike in opposition to West Brom at hand them the Premier League name in 2017.



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