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Batshuayi confirms racial vilification during BVB draw with Atalanta

Chelsea loanee Michy Batshuayi has confirmed he was racially abused during Borussia Dortmund's 1-1 draw with Atalanta in Italy on Thursday night.

The Bundlesliga club, who Batshuayi joined on loan last month, advanced to the last-16 of the Europa League thanks to Marcel Schmelzer's late equaliser.

A Twitter member messaged Batshuayi asking he had monkey noises directed him from the home fans.

He said: "Was that Atalanta fans making monkey noises at @ mbatshuayi ??", before the Belgian replied "Yep lol".

The 24-year-old then hit directly back at Atalanta fans on Twitter.

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