Michy Batshuayi eyeing ‘something great’ with Valencia under Marcelino

first_imgBelgium forward Michy Batshuayi was unveiled as a Valencia player on Sunday and said that he is eyeing loads of success under coach Marcelino in Spain.Batshuayi, who is on a season-long loan at the La Liga side from Chelsea, said that he decided to accept Valencia’s offer after his conversation with the Spanish club coach Marcelino Garcia Toral.”There were a lot of teams interested in signing me, but I spoke with Marcelino and the Spanish club management and they convinced me to come here,” the Belgium forward said.Batshuayi, who arrived in Valencia on Saturday following his new club’s 3-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen in a pre-season friendly, praised his teammates, reiterating that the atmosphere was great and Valencia fans are “fantastic.”Last night was @mbatshuayi’s first time in #Mestalla!Today he will be at a press conference from 11:00 AMWelcome Michy!!!! pic.twitter.com/l2sCAyyWGAValencia CF English (@valenciacf_en) August 12, 2018He pointed out that his style of playing adapts very well to the way of playing that coach Marcelino wants.”I want to grow and I want the team to do it too. It is true that Marcelino’s style can adapt very well to mine and together we can do something great,” added Batshuayi, who was accompanied by Valencia president Anil Murthy, during the presentation.Batshuayi also said said he would like to wear jersey No. 23 and stressed that Valencia is a “competitive” team that fights against big clubs.(With inputs from IANS)last_img read more

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