Key Chelsea player has made it clear he wants to join Real Madrid – report
Thibaut Courtois has made it clear that he wants to join Real Madrid from Chelsea, say reports
Thibaut Courtois has made it clear that he wants to join Real Madrid from Chelsea, according to reports in Spain.
Spanish newspaper Marca is reporting that Chelsea’s board are fully aware that Courtois wants to sign for the Spanish giants, with his current contract due to expire in the summer of 2019.
The same report says that Chelsea’s board know that Courtois wants to sign for Real Madrid as a priority and that he is holding out for a move to The Bernabeu.
However, although the story claims that Courtois is happy at Chelsea, he feels that his time in England could be set to come to an end soon.
The Belgium international has developed into one of the world’s top goalkeepers since joining Chelsea and becoming the club’s number one choice between the posts.
It remains to be seen whether Real Madrid would opt to bring in Courtois or if they are still hoping to sign long-term target David De Gea from Manchester United.
Courtois will be expecting to feature for Chelsea when the Blues return to Premier League action after the international break with a crunch clash against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
The Blues are currently fourth in the table and six points off top spot.