Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is reportedly eager on a transfer again to La Liga, with Spanish Champions Actual Madrid eager on securing the Belgian stopper.
Courtois has been the primary selection goalkeeper on the Blues for just a few years now, following successive mortgage stints at Actual Madrid’s rivals Atletico.
And with solely 18 months left on his present Chelsea contract, the summer time might nicely see the 25-year-old return again to the town he now calls house.
In line with Spanish newspaper AS, the participant’s representatives have instructed Los Blancos that he needs to maneuver to the membership, and Madrid have instructed Courtois that they’re – present first selection keeper Keylor Navas having endured a difficult marketing campaign between the sticks on the Bernabeu this time period.
As for Chelsea, they see themselves with two choices: both pay to maintain Courtois and make him the world’s highest paid goalkeeper, or signal a substitute.
Ought to Courtois look to depart Stamford Bridge, the membership would relatively iron out particulars as quickly as doable relatively than delay any negotiations – even when the precise switch wasn’t to happen till the summer time.
Final summer time noticed the Belgian flip down a proposal from his present membership, after they didn’t double his £100k-per-week deal. As an alternative, if Courtois insists on leaving, Chelsea supervisor Antonio Conte is believed to be a fan of Sevilla’s Sergio Rico, or Atletico’s Jan Oblak.
Whereas Actual Madrid look nearly sure to signal Athletic Bilbao’s Kepa Arrizabalaga in January, bringing Courtois in would create an attention-grabbing battle for the primary spot below Zinedine Zidane – with each keepers eager to carry down the jersey at Actual.