Thibaut Courtois breaks his silence on Real Madrid move

first_imgThibaut Courtois is opting to remain calm in what he describes as a “delicate situation” with just three days left to complete his move to Real MadridThe Belgian goalkeeper has been strongly linked with a move to the Santiago Bernabeu this summer with the European champions understood to be keen to strengthen their options in goal for the new season under Julen Lopetegui.Courtois, who spent three seasons on loan at Atletico Madrid, has never kept it a secret of his desire to return to the Spanish capital to be with his young family and has now reportedly held talks with new Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri over his plans.“My transfer? I am not going to say anything about that now, it is a delicate situation,” said the Belgian, according to Goal.“I cannot say much, I am not thinking about that, I am calm and becoming anxious would not help. What is important is to be ready for next season.”Tammy Abraham, ChelseaChelsea hat-trick hero Tammy Abraham hopes for more Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Tammy Abraham hopes this season will be his big breakthrough at Chelsea after firing his first hat-trick for the club in Saturday’s 5-2 win at Wolves.Meanwhile, Courtois’ agent had this to say on his client’s long-awaited move to Real.“I have been reading everywhere that Chelsea are saying it is up to Thibaut, but he has made it clear to the club that the best option for him is to move to Madrid,” Christophe Henrotay said.“For him this is a big decision because he wants to be near his family, and there is an offer in place for Chelsea to accept.”Currently, Courtois is waiting for Chelsea to find a suitable replacement before they go ahead with his sale in what has been reported to be for €35m.last_img