Insider provides latest Chelsea FC transfer update on Thibaut Courtois
Sky Sports News reporter Alex Bates sheds light on Thibaut Courtois' future at Chelsea FC
Thibaut Courtois could move to Atletico Madrid or Real Madrid from Chelsea FC this summer, according to reporter Alex Bates.
The Blues shot stopper is facing an uncertain future at Stamford Bridge with less than 12 months remaining on his current deal.
Courtois has been regularly linked with a move to Champions League holders Real Madrid over the past few seasons.
However, los Blancos appear to be looking at a deal to sign AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker in the current transfer window.
Courtois has his ex wife and two children win Madrid to fuel speculation that the Belgium international could return to the Spanish capital.
The Belgian goalkeeper spent three seasons on loan at Atletico Madrid before he returned to Chelsea FC become their number one.
Sky Sports News reporter Bates believes Courtois could secure a move to the Spanish capital in the summer transfer window.
“It is one that hasn’t gone away,” Bates told the Transfer Talk podcast.
“It is entirely natural he would want to make that move with the pull to Madrid.”
Chelsea FC finished in fifth place in the Premier League table to miss out on a spot in the Champions League.
The Blues were 1-0 winners against Manchester United in the FA Cup final at Wembley.
The west London side haven’t won the Champions League title since 2012 when the Blues beat Bayern Munich on penalties.