Batshuayi out for the rest of the season

Michy Batshuayi Injury

Batshuayi picks up serious-looking injury in Schalke 04 vs. Borussia Dortmund derby

Michy Batshuayi was on the receiving end of a tackle that is nearly certain to rule him out of the World Cup in today's Revierderby between Schalke and Borussia Dortmund.

The 24-year-old has tweeted to provide an update amid concern he could miss the World Cup as Roberto Martinez's Red Devils begin their campaign in two months' time.

Initial reports suggested that the Belgian frontman was expected to miss out on his nation's trip to Russian Federation for the World Cup this summer, but the North Rhine-Westphalia-based club announced via their official Twitter page that although his domestic campaign is over, the striker's global dream may not be.

"Well it's not good news for now, my season is probably over, and I wont be able to pay BVB back for their confidence", Batshuayi said. I can't yet say anything specific, other than the fact that he's in pain and will now be examined in more detail.

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After the result, Mourinho hit out at his players' attitude after the derby win. They lost only two matches, that is why they were champions.

The Chelsea loanee has been a revelation at Dortmund since his arrival in January, scoring seven goals in only 10 league games. Hopefully it's not as bad as it looks'.

Dortmund's statement confirming Batshuayi's injury said it was "in the realm of possibility" he could recover in time for the World Cup.

Batshuayi's injury is a blow to Dortmund's Champions League qualification hopes, with Peter Stoger's men fourth in the table, four points clear of RB Leipzig with six matches remaining.

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