Thibaut Courtois prepared to leave Chelsea FC for free – report

Chelsea FC risk losing Thibaut Courtois for nothing next summer, according to a report in England

Chelsea FC goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois Photo: Thibaut Courtois / Instagram

Thibaut Courtois is prepared to wait until next summer to leave Chelsea FC on a free transfer, according to a report in England.

The Daily Mail is reporting that the Belgium international has made it clear to Chelsea FC that he wants to leave in the summer transfer window.

The same article states Courtois has not intention of extending his current contract, which is set to expire at the end of the 2018-19 season.

According to the same story, the Blues will only sell Courtois if the west London side are able to unearth a new number one before deadline day on 9 August.

Courtois has won two Premier League titles, the League Cup and the FA Cup during his four seasons at Stamford Bridge.

The Belgian goalkeeper spent three seasons on loan at Atletico Madrid between 2011 and 2014.

Courtois won the La Liga title, the Copa del Rey and the Super Cup during his stint at Atletico under Diego Simeone.

The Blues finished in fifth spot in the Premier League table last term to miss out on a Champions League spot.

Chelsea FC will start the new Premier League season with a clash against Huddersfield Town next Saturday.

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