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BVB striker Batshuayi can't hide Chelsea frustration: It was difficult

Borussia Dortmund striker Michy Batshuayi has hinted at serious frustration at parent club Chelsea.

Batshuayi, 24, has bagged five goals in his opening three games for the club, including a match-winning double in Thursday's 3-2 win over Atalanta in the Europa League.

"I did not have a good time at Chelsea, but I'm doing well here and I've been well received by my colleagues and supporters," said Batshuayi, speaking to Sporza on Thursday night.

"Sitting on the bench, scoring a goal and then being back on the bench is quite difficult to deal with for an attacker.

"As a young player, you need a lot of playing time to evolve. It's perfect here, and I'm trusted by everyone."

Asked about interest from Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, he added: "I don't know. They are concentrating on the Premier League (FA Cup) and have an important Champions League tie next week.

"I hope it turns out well for them.

“I'm not thinking about that [returning]. For me, it's important to perform well for Borussia Dortmund in every match. I'll deal with the situation as it comes."

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