Batshuayi to leave Valencia early amid Everton rumours

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Chelsea-owned Michy Batshuayi has had his loan to Valencia cut short, with the Liga side's general director Mateu Alemany confirming the news on Thursday.

Belgium striker Batshuayi has scored a single goal in 15 top-flight appearances for Valencia, who are 12th in the table having qualified for the Champions League last term.

Chelsea centre-forward Michy Batshuayi is set to return to Stamford Bridge from a disappointing loan spell with Spanish club Valencia.

Alemany said on marca.com: "Batshuayi's situation is very clear. We are negotiating the player's exit with various other clubs", Alemany said, according to Sky Sports.

He was quoted as saying by Spanish daily AS: "I think we have to bring in players".

Batshuayi made 21 appearances for Los Che and only managed to score two goals for the club.

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"We hope that, for his sake, this can be resolved as soon as possible".

Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi has reportedly emerged as a January transfer target for Monaco.

And it is now being reported by The Mirror that Everton are keen on signing the Belgian, who would cost around £14m.

Everton have been crying out for a prolific frontman with Cenk Tosun falling out of favour under Marco Silva, and Oumar Niasse deemed not good enough.

Crystal Palace, Fulham and the player's former club Marseille are all interested, with his agent trying to secure him a permanent deal away from Stamford Bridge.

Due to the inabilities of Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud to find the back of the net regularly this season, he should be given opportunities up front for the club during the second half of the season.

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