Bat­shuayi un­able ‘to pay back’ Dortmund

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Borus­sia Dortmund striker Michy Bat­shuayi is set to miss the rest of the sea­son – and pos­si­bly the World Cup – af­ter in­jur­ing his an­kle dur­ing a de­feat by Schalke at the week­end. “Well, it’s not good news for now, my sea­son is prob­a­bly over and I won’t be able to pay Dortmund back for their con­fi­dence,” Bat­shuayi, who joined the Bun­desliga club on loan from Chelsea in Jan­uary, wrote on Twit­ter. “Wish­ing my team­mates the best for the fi­nal days.” Bat­shuayi in­jured his left an­kle late in Dortmund’s 2-0 de­feat at Schalke on Sun­day and left the sta­dium on crutches. Dortmund, who have four league games left, put out a state­ment yes­ter­day say­ing Bat­shuayi is “prob­a­bly” out for the sea­son.

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