Michy Batshuayi speaks on future, amid Spurs and West Ham link

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The 22-year-old has been linked to West Ham and Tottenham Hotspur.

Quoted by talkSPORT, in-demand Marseille hitman Michy Batshuayi has revealed that his future remains at the Stade Velodrome, amid speculation linking him to the Premier League.

The 22-year-old has netted 24 goals in all competitions for the French side this season to emerge as one of Europe's hottest young hitmen, attracting reported interest from England's elite in the process..

The Irons were linked with a £20 million move for the Belgian back in March (The Evening Standard) but The Telegraph reported this week that Spurs had already opened negotiations with him.

That being said, Batshuayi, who joined the club in 2014 from Standard Liege, claims to be "in love" with les Phoceens and does not want to join another club before leaving a much bigger impression on the fans.

"My future is at Marseille. I want to stay, I love the stadium, the fans, lots of players in this squad," Batshuayi told L'Equipe, via talkSPORT. "I am in love with this club. I would prefer to leave this club after leaving a trace on people's minds, my story with Marseille is far from over."

 

On the face of it, Spurs seem a more attractive option, but the system which brought them a Premier League title challenge this season only allows for one striker, and he is unlikely to displace Harry Kane.

He has no such problems at West Ham, with Andy Carroll and linked-away Diafra Sakho being his only competition up top.

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