Michy Batshuayi has loan spell terminated by Valencia

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With Chelsea looking to improve their frontline, a Belgium star is set to return to Stamford Bridge during the January transfer window.

Michy Batshuayi's time at Valencia is coming to an end.

Mateu Alemany, the general director at Los Che, has confirmed the striker's imminent departure after Marcelino had lost patience with the 25-year-old loanee.

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Silva should feed very encouraged by Batshuayi's apparent availability, and at such a reasonable price too.

"We are negotiating with several clubs an exit for Batshuayi", he told a news conference on Thursday.

Alemany further explained that talks are underway with another club to loan him in the second half of 2018-19 campaign.

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'The player knows and we hope to reach a solution soon for the good of all parties.

"He is leaving and it's now a matter of negotiation". "I've clearly run out of patience with certain individuals", a furious Marcelino said moments after the game.

The Blues must think about the likelihood of signing Mateo Kovacic on a permanent deal following his season-long loan from Real Madrid, while they already have Jorginho, Ross Barkley and Ruben Loftus-Cheek on their books. On the effort and the commitment, on everything that I see.

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Michy has only scored three goals in 23 appearances for the Spanish club but there's no doubt he would have been a danger to Celtic had Valencia even been able to call upon the striker from the bench during their doubleheader in February.