Batshuayi has profited from Costa’s departure from Chelsea this summer time, even supposing Alvaro Morata has are available in as Antonio Conte’s first-choice striker.
But Batshuayi got here off the bench on the new Wanda Metropolitano stadium to seal a well-known 2-1 Champions League win for Chelsea.
The Belgium global was once obviously glad to be the matchwinner, happening a social media spree after the sport.
Batshuayi posted an image of him mocked up as Batman, telling his fans “When the game needs a 94th minute winner call me #Batsman”.
The 23-year-old additionally uploaded a % from the celebrations in Chelsea’s away dressing room and joked about having a move at FIFA over his modest ranking of 80.
And Batshuayi didn’t prevent there, posing for a snap along former Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and Diego Costa.
He comically wrote “Great honour to meet one of the great strikers I used to watch when I was younger … and no Im not talking about Diego #ElNino.”
Batshuayi’s cheeky dig at Costa rounded off a nasty night time for the Spain global, who regarded gutted within the stands when the Blues alternative scored his winner.
Torres got here off the bench in the second one part however may just now not lend a hand Atletico steer clear of defeat to the Blues.
Batshuayi regarded to have neglected his probability for Chelsea below Conte this season after beginning the season within the lone striker position.
But a couple of below-par performances and the coming noticed him demoted to the bench, even supposing he’s now making an affect as an ideal sub.
Batshuayi has scored 5 targets in his final 3 video games, hitting a hat-trick within the Five-1 EFL Cup win over Nottingham Forest after being given a unprecedented get started.