_ap_ufes{"success":true,"siteUrl":"the4thofficial.net","urls":{"Home":"http://the4thofficial.net","Category":"http://the4thofficial.net/category/leagues/scottish-league/aberdeen/","Archive":"http://the4thofficial.net/2017/05/","Post":"http://the4thofficial.net/2017/05/3-areas-liverpool-need-improve-force-champions-league/","Page":"http://the4thofficial.net/partner-links/","Attachment":"http://the4thofficial.net/2017/05/3-areas-liverpool-need-improve-force-champions-league/attachment/662843716/","Nav_menu_item":"http://the4thofficial.net/2017/05/46178/","Wpcf7_contact_form":"http://the4thofficial.net/?post_type=wpcf7_contact_form&p=2192"}}_ap_ufee
Chelsea's Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi reacts during the English League Cup second round football match between Chelsea and Bristol Rovers at Stamford Bridge in London on August 23, 2016. / AFP / GLYN KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.  /         (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Potential Destinations For This Chelsea Striker If Conte Decides To Bring A New Forward This January

It is quite clear that Antonio Conte doesn’t deem summer recruit Michy Batshuayi the right man for his setup at the moment. His preference for the aged Fernando Llorente over the 23-year-old has more or less proven it. However, Conte is unlikely to dispose of him so soon and the best option for the Belgian international would be to get into the groove by playing on loan somewhere else in the Premier League.

T4O looks at 3 destinations, Batshuayi could use as a platform to settle into English football.

West Ham United

Of all managers, Slaven Bilic is in dire need of reinforcements and almost all players in the transfer market have been linked with the Hammers at least once in the past few weeks. Batshuayi is no different and he has also been on Bilic’s shopping list.

Simone Zaza, who was brought on loan from Juventus last summer has been a huge disappointment for West Ham United. If not for Michail Antonio, who was a left wing back earlier before he had to become a centre-forward, a midfielder and striker and a winger for Bilic, West Ham would surely be dwelling somewhere in the relegation zone. Bilic is more focused on a temporary improvement in the London club now and Batshuayi could ideally be that addition.

Tottenham Hotspur

Quite similar to that of Simone Zaza, Pochettino’s summer signing Victor Janssen has been a failure too. Until Harry Kane returned to action and to form, Tottenham had to go on a frustrating run of draws in the initial stages of the first half. An addition like Batshuayi would most definitely be an exciting import by Pochettino.

FBL-EUR-C1-TOTTENHAM-LEVERKUSEN

Plus, there is also the Belgian connection. Pochettino’s liking for Belgians might even push him to go for the player if he is at all available. For someone who has seen so little of Premier league so far, playing alongside his compatriots like Dembele, Vertonghen and Alderweireld could help him to settle better.

Swansea City

One of the most likely destinations. If Llorente joins Chelsea, Conte is unlikely to get him permanently, and it’s only because getting a proven striker in the mid-season would be quite difficult. And a sensible deal for Swansea would be to go for a swap loan deal for the Belgian forward if they are letting go of their best forward.

Paul Clement hasn’t had the best start to his career at Swansea and getting his hands on Batshuayi would be a top priority for him.

Facebook Comments

comments

Share This Article

Crystal Palace Preparing To Buy Their Former Defender: A Good Transfer Decision By Big Sam?

Next Story »

Hull City Identify This Romanian Star To Add More Punch To Their Attack: Why He’s Worth Every Penny

T40 SCOUTING

  • MOENCHENGLADBACH, GERMANY - MARCH 19:  Thiago of Bayern Muenchen is seen during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and Bayern Muenchen at Borussia-Park on March 19, 2017 in Moenchengladbach, Germany.  (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)

    The Perfect Homecoming? Why This Bayern Munich Star Can Be Barcelona’s Saviour

    2 months ago

    Barcelona are looking for some midfield reinforcements in the market, especially after the retirement of Xavi Hernandez in 2015 and with Iniesta, playing his final years at ...

    Read More
  • STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - MARCH 04:  Joe Allen of Stoke City battles with Ben Gibson of Middlesbrough during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Middlesbrough at Bet365 Stadium on March 4, 2017 in Stoke on Trent, England.  (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

    Why Pep Has To Do Everything To Beat The Likes Of Tottenham Hotspur For The Signing Of This Defender

    2 months ago

    Along with Michael Keane, another Englishman is set for a big move amidst interest from several top Premier League outfits. Middlesbrough centre-back Ben Gibson has emerged as ...

    Read More
  • HAMBURG, GERMANY - MARCH 12:  Shou Bobby Wood (L) of Hamburg celebrates scoring the 2ndt team goal with his team mate Michael Gregoritsch during the Bundesliga match between Hamburger SV and Borussia Moenchengladbach at Volksparkstadion on March 12, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.  (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)

    Liverpool Or Everton? A Bundesliga Fan On Where This Bundesliga Striker Will Fit In Better

    2 months ago

    The two Merseyside clubs in Everton and Liverpool are both seeking for some offensive reinforcements in the market. For Everton, it is a case of finding a ...

    Read More
  • Bayern Munich's Spanish headcoach Pep Guardiola (L) talks to Bayern Munich's new French defender Kingsley Coman (R) during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich v FC Augsburg, in Munich, on September 12, 2015.  AFP PHOTO /CHRISTOF STACHE

RESTRICTIONS: DURING MATCH TIME: DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE TO 15 PICTURES PER MATCH AND FORBID IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO. 
== RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE ==
FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050.        (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

    A Lowdown On Manchester City’s £40m French Target: Is He Worth The Outlay?

    2 months ago

    Manchester City are reportedly interested in securing the signature of Kingsley Coman who is currently at Bayern Munich on loan from Juventus. It was Pep who had ...

    Read More
  • MAINZ, GERMANY - MARCH 19:  Sead Kolasinac of Schalke 04 celebrates after scoring a goal during the Bundesliga match between 1. FSV Mainz 05 and FC Schalke 04 at Opel Arena on March 19, 2017 in Mainz, Germany.  (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)

    A Bundesliga Fan’s View On Why This Highly Rated Defender Would Be Perfect For Liverpool

    2 months ago

    As the rumours suggest, Liverpool have made a contract offer for Sead Kolasinac of Schalke 04. Liverpool are in need of a left back and they will ...

    Read More