Batshuayi expected to sign 12-month extension to Chelsea contract
Last Updated: 09/09/20 12:06pm
Michy Batshuayi could be set for a second Crystal Palace loan spell
Michy Batshuayi has hinted he will return to Crystal Palace for a second loan spell from Chelsea.
Palace are in talks with Chelsea over bringing the Belgium striker back to Selhurst Park on a season-long loan.
Batshuayi, whose contract expires next summer, is set to sign a 12-month extension to his current Chelsea deal.
But speaking after scoring twice in his country’s 5-1 thrashing of Iceland in the Nations League on Tuesday, he appeared to confirm his return to south London may indeed be imminent.
4:37 Highlights of the UEFA Nations League A2 game between Belgium and Iceland.
Highlights of the UEFA Nations League A2 game between Belgium and Iceland.
“Am I going to re-sign at Chelsea to be loaned to Crystal Palace? You’re on the right track when you say that. It’s something like that,” the 26-year-old told Belgian broadcaster RTBF.
“The most important thing for me is to have playing time for me and to be ready when I come to the national team.”