West Ham make official bid for Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi (Sky Sports Video)

West Ham & Michy Batshuayi

According to Sky Sports on Friday morning, West Ham had lodged an official bid for 22-year-old Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi.

Batshuayi is currently on international duty with Belgium at Euro 2016.

For a while now, the striker has been tipped to exit OM. Indeed, Batshuayi all but confirmed that he will be leaving Marseille in a hugely revealing comment about the current state of OM’s finances for the Euros:

I will speak about my future after the end of [Euro 2016]. But OM need to sell, and sell quickly.

Hammers big bid

According to Sky Sports, West Ham have made a bid of around £28 million for Batshuayi.

Batshuayi scored 17 goals in Ligue 1 last season.

Watch a Sky Sports News report into the transfer below.