Real Madrid To Complete Thibaut Courtois Signing This Week

Real Madrid To Complete Thibaut Courtois Signing This Week

Real Madrid To Complete Thibaut Courtois Signing This Week

Report after report has surfaced over Courtois' exit, with stories going as far to say that a fee had been agreed between Chelsea and Real Madrid for the Belgian.

Giroud himself had been the subject of £20 million ($26m) interest from Marseille, but he has since expressed his desire to remain at Stamford Bridge.

The Belgium global, named best goalkeeper at the World Cup this summer as he helped his country to third-place, signed a six-year deal after completing a medical on Thursday.

The fee Chelsea have paid surpasses the £60m they spent on Spanish striker Alvaro Morata in July 2017. "I am a player who demands a lot from myself". Naturally he is happy for me and this move. I was only 19 years old when the club showed a great belief in my abilities.

"In terms of the price, it's something I don't think about", Kepa said via a translator.

"I want to thank them for the last four years I have been there", he said via Standard.

"It's very courageous of the club to pay for me".

"I hope I'll be able to adjust & adapt as soon as possible". On the managerial front, Antonio Conte started preseason training despite being on the brink of an exit, while the club struggled to secure Maurizio Sarri even though Napoli had already appointed his replacement. I've said sorry and I do so again now.

"I have references about him from players like Pepe Reina, who knows him from Napoli".

Malyon believes that the deal means Chelsea are now developing other teams players rather than their own.

The Fiver: sign up and get our daily football email. But the club has been linked with a new goalkeeper in most recent transfer windows, and tried to sign David De Gea from Manchester United in 2015 only to miss the deadline.

As for Kovacic, the talented midfielder struggled for game time at the Spanish club last season as he grew more frustrated and disillusioned with life at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. "But I agree there is a new way to value goalkeepers".

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