Michy Batshuayi has officially departed Stamford Bridge to join Borussia Dortmund on loan.
The Blues announced the arrival of France striker Giroud on an 18-month-contract and Batshuayi’s departure until the end of the season on deadline day.
Batshuayi arrives in Dortmund as a direct replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who completed his move to Arsenal earlier on Wednesday.
The Belgian is also after regular football to make sure of his place in Belgium’s World Cup squad, telling the Dortmund website: “In order to achieve my big goal, I want to play as much as possible and score many goals. The World Cup takes place in the summer.”
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