Three reasons Batshuayi is the answer to Chelsea’s Costa dilemma

Sometimes things just fall into place for a sportsman. Whether it be your rival suffering an injury to give you a chance, or the ball literally dropping at your feet, it’s easy to see why some believe in fate.

Michy Batshuayi has yet to have his breakthrough moment at Chelsea, though, and the Belgian has actually taken several steps backwards over the last few months.

Even when Diego Costa has been unavailable, Batshuayi has not made Antonio Conte’s starting XI in the Premier League, which could be seen as quite an extreme vote of no confidence.

But, now Costa has supposedly been flirting with the Chinese Super League and apparently been involved in a blazing row with his manager and the team’s physios.

Chelsea, despite a stellar performance with a front three of Pedro, Willian and Eden Hazard at the weekend, will need a natural centre-forward at points this season, so here are THREE reasons Batshuayi could be that man…