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Chairman revels in Batshuayi deal

1st February 2019, 07:01 by Alex Jack

Crystal Palace club chairman Steve Parish feels the club have secured a real coup by landing the Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi.

The 25-year-old has agreed a loan move to Selhurst Park for the remainder of the Premier League campaign, after completing his switch late on deadline day on Thursday.

Parish was delighted to get a deal over the line and feels Belgium international Batshuayi will be an important figure for the club for the remainder of the campaign.

"This is a fantastic signing for Crystal Palace," said Parish.

"Michy is a player we've long admired, and I'm delighted that we've finally managed to get him in a red and blue shirt. He will be a magnificent addition to our squad."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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