Thursday, 16 August, 2018

Thibaut Courtois tells Chelsea to sell him this summer

Thibaut Courtois was voted the best goalkeeper at the World Cup in Russia Willian Fails To Report For Chelsea Training Amidst Real Madrid Rumours
Eugene Bates | 04 August, 2018, 20:34

Now, Courtois' agent, Christophe Henrotay, has had his say on the situation, urging Chelsea to be reasonable and consider the goalkeepers' reasons for wanting a move.

The Belgian is due to return to Chelsea training over the next few days after helping his country finish third at the World Cup and being voted the best goalkeeper in Russian Federation.

"I want to speak to him before I answer these questions", said Sarri (via the Independent).

Spanish giants Real Madrid have reportedly made a £65 million (R1.12 billion) bid for the 29-year-old winger, who is also being closely monitored by United's Jose Mourinho, who is a big admirer of Brazilian.

Willian was due to return to Chelsea earlier than Wednesday, but the delay is caused due to him failing to renew his passport.

"But he has turned down a better offer elsewhere because this is more than a financial decision". With only days to go in the transfer window, they run the risk of having to splash some serious cash to get in their next number 1.

Maurizio Sarri confirmed on Friday that he was hopeful that Courtois will stay but the Belgian's agent has revealed he's asked to leave and told Chelsea to accept Madrid's offer.

Courtois has just one year left on his contract, meaning Chelsea must act now if they are to cash in on their wantaway keeper.

'It is understandable people might be upset because he wants to leave the club, we accept that. I'm very happy living in London'.

Courtois was believed to be on the list of players seeking a move away from Stamford Bridge this summer, and Real Madrid seemed to be at the forefront to sign the Belgian global.

"But, I hope that Courtois will be our goalkeeper".

"At the moment Courtois is the goalkeeper of Chelsea", Sarri said.

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