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Official: Michy Batshuayi comes to Dortmund on Loan

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The Belgian striker is Aubameyang’s replacement.

Chelsea v Newcastle United - FA Cup 2017/18 Photo by Kieran Galvin/NurPhoto via Getty Images

With the Aubameyang sale BVB needed to make a quick move for a striker. They now have found a stop gap solution with Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi on a loan deal for the rest of the season.

Batshuayi has had trouble getting starts for Chelsea and has reportedly not gotten along with manager Antonio Conte. In his 1,160 minutes so far this season Michy has scored an impressive 12 goals. With Isak still too inexperienced to be Dortmund’s number one option up top, a Michy loan is the perfect fit for BVB. With Dortmund not having much to play for this season, losing Aubameyang and replacing him with Batshuayi will give us enough short term production to finish the year.

If we can manage to bring Batshuayi back to his form in Marseille then we may even compete in the Europa league and secure a spot over 04 in the league...two objectives that seem distant in Dortmund's current state.

Welcome to BVB Michy, black and yellow will look great on you.