If you’ve been either following Spanish football or our coverage of the situation, you’ll be very aware that Michy Batshuayi’s loan from Chelsea to Valencia isn’t going great.

Sent there off the back of his successful spell at Borussia Dortmund, there were reasonable expectations surrounding his goalscoring ability, yet he hasn’t delivered.

Whether that’s his fault or that of Marcelino’s use of him remains a private matter, but it’s been made pretty clear a divorce could be on the cards in January.

Should that happen, the Belgian will need to find himself a new side, since he doesn’t fall in Maurizio Sarri’s plans, and that’s where both Gazzetta dello Sport and Corriere dello Sport explain Roma come in.

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The latter of the two has the more detail on the matter, claiming ‘it shouldn’t be problem’ for the Serie A side to find an agreement with Chelsea and Valencia to free him of his current deal.

Marina Granovskaia would like Batshuayi to ‘return home stronger and surer of himself’, and Monchi appears to want to capitalise on that by offering a loan with a view to buy.

The option to buy would only be triggered if results and finances allow it, as Roma aren’t exactly the richest club around, but it would be an option for them should they repeat, for example, their Champions League run from last year.

That, or they sell someone for a lot of money, like Cengiz Ünder.