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German Bundesliga By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 31/01/2018

Borussia Dortmund unveils Chelsea wantaway striker Michy Batshuayi whom the brought on loan until the end of the season.

Arsenal signed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Wednesday morning after Dortmund were convinced they had found a replacement in Belgium international and Olivier Giroud move to Chelsea in a £18million move to replace Batshuayi in a stunning three-way deal.

The 24-year-old has made 53 appearances for Chelsea in all competitions, scoring 19 goals in since joining the club in the summer of 2016 from Ligue 1 outfit Marseille but the forward had dropped down the pecking order significantly under Antonio Conte this term.

The Blues have also held talks with Tottenham Hotspurs over a possible swap deal involving Spanish forward Fernando Llorente, but Batshuayi rejected the move as he wanted to be a first-choice striker because he is desperate to impress at Dortmund to earn a place in Belgium’s squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

''In order to reach my big goal, I want to play as much as I can and score many goals,’ Batshuayi said following his move. ‘In the summer the World Cup takes place..

Dortmund travels to Koln for their next Bundesliga match on 2 February and Batshuayi hopes to make his debut for the German club.

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