BATSHUAYI IS EXCITED ABOUT THIS

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Two months ago, Michy Batshuayi’s season ended on a stretcher amid fears that he might miss the World Cup in Russia.

Batshuayi got a serious knock while on his loan spell with Borussia Dortmund, but the 24-year-old is now fit and has made Belgium’s final 23-man squad.

The Chelsea striker took to social media to express his delight at his recovery from injury.

He tweeted: “The last time I was on a pitch I came out like this and some doctors told me that my World Cup Dreams were over (again) … today I’m going Russia.”

See the full Belgium squad below:

Goalkeepers: Koen Casteels (Wolfsburg), Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea), Simon Mignolet (Liverpool).

Defenders: Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur), Dedryck Boyata (Celtic), Vincent Kompany (Manchester City), Thomas Meunier (Paris St-Germain), Thomas Vermaelen (Barcelona), Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur).

Midfielders: Yannick Carrasco (Dalian Yifang), Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City), Mousa Dembele (Tottenham Hotspur), Leander Dendoncker (Anderlecht), Marouane Fellaini (Manchester United), Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Monchengladbach), Adnan Januzaj (Real Sociedad), Dries Mertens (Napoli), Youri Tielemans (Monaco), Axel Witsel (Tianjin Quanjian).

Forwards: Michy Batshuayi (Chelsea), Nacer Chadli (West Brom), Romelu Lukaku (Manchester United).

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