Reports suggest that Wolves are keen on completing a loan deal for Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi.

According to Sky Sports, the club are prioritising securing a deal for a striker, following the injury suffered by Raul Jimenez in pre-season.

The Belgian has endured loan after loan since joining Chelsea, with him rarely being offered an opportunity to prove his worth on a regular basis.

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Away from Stamford Bridge is where he’s played his best football since making his transfer, with Valencia and Borussia Dortmund in particular experiencing the best of his talents.

With the club’s slow start to the transfer window, the 28-year-old was offered a number of opportunities to impress during this pre-season, which he failed to take during the club’s tour of the United States.

Wolves want Batshuayi on loan

Sky Sports have claimed that this has led to Batshuayi not being part of Thomas Tuchel’s plans for the future, and Wolves’ preference for a loan deal could see them take him off the club’s hands.

While Chelsea are currently going into next season with only Armando Broja as a recognised striker, it says a lot as for how the club currently see him in the pecking order.

The club are being linked with a shock move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with the Barcelona striker likely to see a drop in minutes following their acquisition of Robert Lewandowski from Bayern Munich.

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The former Arsenal man is an undoubted proven Premier League goalscorer, and enjoyed a prolific half season under Xavi at the Nou Camp.

He also has experience playing under Tuchel, with the pair combining for success at Dortmund.

While a loan deal is what is currently being discussed for a deal, supporters will be hoping a move for Batshuayi is eventually made permanent, with them keen to get his wages off the books as soon as possible.

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