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03rd Jul 2016

Everyone is making the same joke about Chelsea’s new signing

Forever a loan...

Kevin Beirne

Chelsea’s stockpiling of the world’s top footballing talents continues.

Since Roman Abramovich founded the club in 2003, the Blues have set about bringing the most talented youngsters from every corner of the world to West London, sometimes for some hefty fees.

The most recent addition to their ranks is Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi, who arrived at Stamford Bridge on Sunday having signed from Marseille.

After scoring one goal in his two substitute appearances at Euro 2016 for Belgium, Chelsea have splashed out a reported £33m for the 22-year-old.

Batshuayi is making a well-worn path from Marseille to Chelsea, a route taken previously by Blues legend Didier Drogba, and Antonio Conte will surely be hoping that the Belgian can live up to the already sky-high expectations.

But not everyone is so convinced that the young striker will make an impact at Stamford Bridge. After all, Chelsea do have a habit of taking on more talent than they have room for, sending their young players out on loan.

In the case of Nemanja Matic, Chelsea even ended up buying Matic back having sent him off to Benfica.

The news of the signing brought out many rival fans who are sure that we won’t actually be seeing much of Batshuayi in a Chelsea kit.