Michy Batshuayi has experienced a contrasting time with club and country.

The forward is currently on loan at Crystal Palace from Chelsea and has struggled for minutes this season.

He has managed to score only one goal in 18 matches in all competitions, which includes only seven league starts. The 27-year-old hasn’t featured for the Eagles since their 3-0 defeat to Burnley on February 13th.

The Blues owned player has impressed for Belgium, scoring six goals in his last four outings, including one in De Rode Duivels’ 8-0 win over Belarus on Tuesday.

Crystal Palace have the former Marseille man on a temporary deal until the end of this season and his chances of extending his stay at Selhurst Park seem small after the Belgium international was critical of his manager, Roy Hodgson, and his system.

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“Everyone knows it’s very difficult for me at the club at the moment. Coming here to take a breath of energy and also be effective for the team is just the most,” RTBF quoted him as saying after Belgium’s World Cup qualifier victory over Belarus.

“At the club it’s different from the national team. The coach is different, the system and the players too.

“Here, I have a lot of confidence from the coach that I don’t have at the club. Martinez talks to me often even when I’m at a club. Every time he gives me his confidence, I don’t want to disappoint him so I give it 100 percent.”

Hodgson has several options to pick for attacking players and Batshuayi’s failure to impress has seen him drop down the pecking order at Crystal Palace.