He was the signing whose Stamford Bridge career was forever in doubt but Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi is now proving his doubters wrong.

A 15-game run of cameo appearances in the English Premier League without a goal between the end of August 2016 and early May 2017 was ended in spectacular fashion when Batshuayi bagged the goal which won Chelsea the 2016/2017 league title in a 1-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion and the player has never looked back.

Batshuayi is not yet a regular starter at The Bridge but there is something special about the former Standard Liege and Marseille man.

The striker has been involved in seven of Chelsea’s fixtures in league and cup so far this season and Batshuayi was again hitting the headlines on Wednesday evening when the player struck the late winning goal in a famous 2-1 away victory over Atletico Madrid.

The Belgian was introduced from the bench in the second half of that match and again proved to his manager that he can be relied upon to do a job for The Blues.

In January, Batshuayi was linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge after being labelled a flop by some fans but make no mistake about it, the player is here to stay and could play a huge role for the club in the future.

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I am Dan Pentland and I am a York City season ticket holder and volunteer for men's health charity Prostate Cancer UK. In May 2015, I completed my childhood dream of visiting all 92 Football League grounds. Follow me on Twitter @DanPentlandpcuk and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dpentlandawaydayspcuk/

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