Michy Batshuayi Completes Fenerbache Transfer After Deadline Day Move to Nottingham Forest Collapses

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Nottingham Forest may have broken the British transfer record for number of signings in a window but they had a last-ditch effort to sign Michy Batshuayi on deadline day collapse, as per Nizaar Kinsella. Instead, he has joined Turkish side Fenerbache.

Nottingham Forest Transfer Collapses Before Deadline

Striker Completes Move to Turkey

The striker, who signed for Chelsea on a £33 million move, has failed to make his mark at Stamford Bridge. His proposed move to Nottingham Forest to give him a chance to light up his career collapsed before the transfer deadline, as the Chelsea directors failed to finalize and send the documents and contract details to the Nottingham Forest board before the deadline.

The two Premier League clubs were already close to an agreement on the player but the slow exchange in paperwork led to a definite breakdown in the move.

What’s Next for the Belgian Forward?

The Belgian would have been quite eager for a move away from the Bridge as he was deemed surplus to requirements by the coaching staff. With the World Cup coming up in November, he needs to play regularly in order to represent Belgium in Qatar.

While the majority of transfer windows around Europe are now closed, the ones in Turkey, Greece, and his native Belgium are still open. Michy spent last season at Besiktas, scoring 14 goals in 33 Süper Lig games, so a return to that league certainly would be a possibility. But according to Fabrizio Romano, Fenerbahçe have now completed a deal for the player.

The Turkish giants have qualified for the Europa League after remarkable performances during the playoffs. Having shown his credentials last season in Turkey, a move for Batshuayi would only strengthen the team and give them the chance to progress further in the competition.

A New Beginning for Batshuayi

Chelsea signed Batshuayi in a £33 million move from Olympique Marseille in 2016. The Belgian was impressive In his two years at the Stade Vélodrome, but the move to years hasn’t really worked out well for him. With

With successive loans to Borussia Dortmund, Valencia, Crystal Palace and Besiktas. The Belgian now wants a permanent move out of the Bridge as he seeks to put his failed Chelsea story behind him.

Another move to Turkey would be the perfect stage for the talented Belgian to rejuvenate his career and become the player that his potential suggested.