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Michy Batshuayi has confirmed he is likely out for the rest of the season after suffering an ankle injury in Borussia Dortmund’s 2-0 loss to Schalke on Sunday.
The Chelsea loanee tweeted about his fitness status, and Belgian football writer Kristof Terreur reported the Belgium international could return to fitness in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia:
Michy Batshuayi @mbatshuayi
Well its not good news for now, my season is probably over, and i wont be able to pay @BVB back for their confidence … 😔 Thank you all the amazing amount of love I received since yesterday. Wishing my teammates the best for the final days. See you soon ❤️ https://t.co/GORkrFz9kk
Kristof Terreur 📰 @HLNinEngeland
Michy Batshuayi’s season is over. He has suffered ligament damage to his left ankle. World Cup might be still possible. #cfc https://t.co/Z1eYA9u89D
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