Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois: Madrid-based children key to decision on future

Thibaut Courtois says he has a “certain preference” amid Real Madrid rumours

Chelsea are preparing a massive £62m transfer bid for AS Roma and Brazil goalkeeper, Alisson Becker, who also happens to be a Liverpool target.

Courtois has his ex wife and two children win Madrid to fuel speculation that the Belgium global could return to the Spanish capital.

However, fans will also be mindful that Thibaut Courtois only has a year left on his contract at Stamford Bridge - so now may be the time to cash-in big if Real Madrid are the club he wants. I just said that I'll see everything after the World Cup.

Schmajhel can replace Courtois or AlissonChelsea and Roma will try to get Lester Kasper Schmajhel's goalkeeper if they lose their main goalkeepers in the summer.


When asked about joining Real Madrid after Belgium's 3-2 win over Japan on Monday evening, Courtois replied: 'I'm not going to talk about that now.

"That doesn't mean I'm going to come back, but for me they are very important and I'm going to do something to see them more".

The Denmark worldwide has consistently been one of the best shot-stoppers in the Premier League for the past few seasons, and was key in his nation's progress to the last 16 of the World Cup. "The most important thing for me is my children, and I will make the best decision for me in everything".

He has made 154 appearances in all competitions since then, keeping 49 clean sheets in 126 Premier League appearances and winning two titles as well as the FA Cup and the League Cup.

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