Ever since Michy Batshuayi has signed for Chelsea, he has become a fan favorite. Popularly known as the Batman, Batshuayi has endeared himself to the Blues fans. But unfortunately it has not been easy for him to get into the starting eleven.
Diego Costa has been in red hot form, scoring at the rate of almost a goal per game. He is currently the league’s top scorer. So Batshuayi has always had to be second fiddle to him, other than in the two EFL Cup matches.
Lately, there have been numerous rumors linking Michy to an early exit, possibly in January, on loan due to a lack of playing time at Stamford Bridge but Antonio Conte believes that Batshuayi is a very talented striker, who is ready to start games.
Speaking in the pre-match conference, he said:
Learn what Conte replied about the situation on next page.