Marco Reus says he would like Michy Batshuayi to stay at Borussia Dortmund on a permanent basis.
Chelsea loanee Batshuayi joined Dortmund on loan in January until the end of the season and has scored seven goals in nine games - including two goals in Sunday`s 3-2 win over Eintracht Frankfurt.
Reus recognises the striker`s influence at the club and wants to see his third-placed side finish in the top four this season for Champions League qualification after they crashed out in the group stage this season.
I would be very happy if Michy stays, Reus told Bild. He showed how important he can be for us. I hope we finish the season in a Champions League place.
Batshuayi has previously said he is happy in the Bundesliga, but concedes the decision on his future will rest on Chelsea and Dortmund: I feel very well here, but that`s a matter between Dortmund and Chelsea...
Reus committed his long-term future to Peter Stoger`s side last week, signing a five-and-a-half-year contract extension after his deal was set to expire at the end of the season.
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