Monaco reportedly reach agreement to sign out of favour Chelsea star Batshuayi

Monaco reportedly reach agreement to sign out of favour Chelsea star Batshuayi

- Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi close to sealing a loan move to French League side Monaco this month

- The 25-year-old spent the first half of this season on loan with Valencia but was unable to impress the coaches at the Mestalla

- Bat man, as he is fondly referred to, will now re-unite with his former national team assistant coach Henry in France for the rest of this campaign

French League side AS Monaco have reportedly reached an agreement to sign Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi on a short term basis.

The Belgium international joined Spanish League side Valencia on a season long loan deal but the club are said to have terminated his deal prematurely.

During his reign at the Mestalla Stadium, the 25-year-old scored just three goals in 23 appearances in all competitions.

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A not too good stats compared to his time at Borussia Dortmund, where he scored seven goals and one assist in just 10 Bundesliga matches.

The striker will now spend the rest of the 2018-19 season playing for his former national team assistant boss Thierry Henry till the end of the season.

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According to AS quoting Canal + France reports that Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilev confirmed that Batshuayi is set to leave and will join the Ligue 1 side.

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The publication further revealed that Batshuayi trained at Paterna with the rest of his Valencia team-mates this morning as the side prepare for the Copa del Rey second leg against Sporting Gijon.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Spanish League side Valencia were planning to terminate Michy Batshuayi's contract mid-season.

Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, January 10, Valencia’s sporting director Mateu Alemany confirmed the Belgian forward will be returning to west London this January.

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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