Thibaut Courtois: I’d leave Chelsea if I was Petr Cech

Thibaut Courtois says he would leave Chelsea if he was second-choice

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Thibaut Courtois says he would leave Chelsea if he was in Petr Cech’s position.

The Belgium international has usurped the 32-year-old shot stopper as the west London side’s first-choice goalkeeper this season.

Cech was linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge in the summer following Courtois’s return from a prolonged loan spell at Atletico Madrid.

And Courtois appeared to sympathise with Cech’s current predicament, adding that he would look for a new club if he found himself out-of-favour at the Blues.

“As a goalkeeper you want to play,” Courtois told Sky Sports. “If I was in that situation where I didn’t play a lot, then I would leave too.

“I think Petr is still a goalkeeper with a lot of quality and one of the best there is.”

The Czech Republic international has won three Premier League titles, the FA Cup four times, the Champions League, the Europa League and two League Cups during a decorated 10-year career at Stamford Bridge.

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