Chelsea sign Michy Batshuayi from Olympique de Marseille

Chelsea have completed the signing of Belgian international Michy Batshuayi from Olympique de Marseille. The player signed a five-year deal with Chelsea, which will keep him at the club until 2021.

Batshuayi becomes Chealsea's first summer signing and according to transfermarkt.com Chealsea paid a transfer fee of €39m (£29.25m).

Chelsea's new signing told the club's official website:

"I am delighted to sign for one of the biggest clubs in Europe and embark on the next chapter in my career. I hope I can help Chelsea win many trophies during my time at Stamford Bridge."

"Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois have told me many good things about the club, and with Antonio Conte coming in it's an exciting time to become a Chelsea player."

"This is a fantastic opportunity for myself and my family, I am looking forward to playing in the Premier League next season."

Batshuayi was a Marseille player since 2014 when he was bought from Standard Liège for a fee of €6m (£4.5m).

The 22-year-old forward made 50 appearances last season, scoring 23 goals and providing 10 assists.

Club Period MP G A
Marseille
2014-16 78 33 10

The 22-year-old forward made his debut for Belgium national team in march 2015 in a convincing victory over Cyprus, and Batshuayi scored on his debut game. Since than he reached 7 caps for Belgium, scoring 3 goals.

He was involved in Belgium's Euro 2016 action. The 22-year-old reached the quarter-finals of UEFA Euro 2016 with his national team.

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