Belgium international Thibaut Courtois has just agreed terms with the Los Blancos Real Madrid and is in Spain. Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri has agreed and accepted the move and in response he is ready to replace Thibaut with the Brazilian No1 Alisson is signed as his replacement. ( Alisson has sign for Liverpool for a world record fee of £66.8m with Roma for Alisson. ruling out Chelsea)
Golden glove winner at the just concluded world cup in Russia only waits for the west London club to confirm his exit. Out of contract and refusing to extend his contract at Stamford Bridge he I free to exit the club. Courtois played for Atletico Madrid on loan from Chelsea before replacing Arsenal shot stopper Peter Cech as Chelsea No1.
Courtois’ move back to the Spanish capital is nearing completion and has already agreed a five-year contract. His family children live with his former partner in Spain and he is keen to return back. The 26-year-old will earn £11.5million per season, a significant increase on his £7.2m-a-year deal at Chelsea.
Teammate at Chelsea and Belgium Eden Hazard looks increasingly likely to join Real next season. Real are working on the two deals separately, but reports in Italy suggest a formal offer of £107m has been lodged but rejected by Chelsea as they want more.