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Aston Villa fans would love to sign Michy Batshuayi

Despite Aston Villa’s inconsistent start to the 2019/20 campaign – having won just three of their first 12 league games – the newly-promoted side have been able to score more goals than any other team in the bottom six.

But that isn’t stopping these fans from entertaining the possibility of signing a Chelsea striker in January.

Michy Batshuayi, 26, spent time on loan at south London side Crystal Palace in the previous season and notched an impressive five goals.

But so far in the current campaign, the Belgian international has struggled for first-team action – playing just 64 league minutes – owing to manager Frank Lampard’s preference towards emerging youngster Tammy Abraham.

Given the striker’s willingness to move away from his parent club for the benefit of his career – as shown in last season’s loan to Palace – fan account Total Villa has proposed Batshuayi – who Transfermarkt value at £22.5m – as a mid-season swoop, leading to a number of responses from Villa supporters.

Here are some of the best reactions following the tweet profiling Batshuayi’s credentials…

Article title: Aston Villa fans would love to sign Michy Batshuayi

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