Chelsea FC transfer news: Michy Batshuayi could be set for early exit as Marseille target loan deal for £33million striker

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi could return to former club Marseille on loan this January, according to reports in France.

The 23-year-old only arrived at Stamford Bridge during the summer, but is yet to start a game in the Premier League.

It has been reported that Batshuayi was not a signing new manager Antonio Conte had asked for and as such he has struggled to hold down a regular place in the team.

Now Le 10 Sport has suggested that his former club Marseille may offer him the chance of more regular first-team football with a loan move in the new year.

Batshuayi scored 26 league goals in 62 appearances for the Ligue 1 club, who banked £33.2m for selling him in July.

And it has been suggested that Marseille will move quickly should they get the signal that the Belgian is available on a temporary basis.

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