Chelsea or Dortmund, Batshuayi to delay choice

German Bundesliga By: Ayodeji Tunde | 25/05/2018

Batshuayi reveals how he stayed alive after Chelsea hell

Earning a place in Belgium's final World Cup squad is the top priority for Michy Batshuayi for now before he now delves into his club future either with Chelsea or elsewhere.

The striker joined Borussia Dortmund on loan from Chelsea in January and made a big impression in the Bundesliga, scoring seven goals in 10 appearances before injury curtailed his season.

With Antonio Conte expected to leave, Batshuayi has been tipped to stay at Stamford Bridge with a view to earning a place in the next manager's plans ahead of 2018-19.

However, the 24-year-old does not want to think about his club prospects for now as he is focused on heading to Russia next month.

"Dortmund was a great experience for me," he told a news conference. "They welcomed me very warmly. I was in a good environment and you could see that on the pitch.

"It was a while since I had played so much. I can't remember being allowed to play two games in a row at Chelsea. It was good to gain confidence.

"I don't have a preference; they're two beautiful clubs. My focus is on the World Cup right now and I don't want to think about what happens afterwards."
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