Category: Thibaut Courtois

Thibaut Courtois joining Real Madrid hurts – ex-Atletico captain Gabi

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has insisted Thibaut Courtois’ heart was always in the city with his family and that his World Cup performances merited a move. Real Madrid’s Thibaut Courtois wishes he can play with Eden Hazard at the club in the future and thanks Chelsea fans for their […]

Thibaut Courtois’ Real Madrid move from Chelsea not ‘for wrong reasons’ – agent

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has insisted Thibaut Courtois’ heart was always in the city with his family and that his World Cup performances merited a move. Thibaut Courtois discusses how happy he is to finally be able to make his boyhood of playing for Real Madrid a reality. With […]

Thibaut Courtois apologises for singing anti-Real Madrid song

Real Madrid’s Thibaut Courtois wishes he can play with Eden Hazard at the club in the future and thanks Chelsea fans for their support. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has insisted Thibaut Courtois’ heart was always in the city with his family and that his World Cup performances merited a […]

Keylor Navas will give Thibaut Courtois plenty of fight for Real’s No. 1 shirt

With Thibaut Courtois set to join Real Madrid, the FC crew assess whether he improves their chances of winning La Liga more than Keylor Navas. Real Madrid’s Thibaut Courtois wishes he can play with Eden Hazard at the club in the future and thanks Chelsea fans for their support. Real […]

Thibaut Courtois: It would be ‘fantastic’ if Eden Hazard also joined Real Madrid

Thibaut Courtois discusses how happy he is to finally be able to make his boyhood of playing for Real Madrid a reality. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has insisted Thibaut Courtois’ heart was always in the city with his family and that his World Cup performances merited a move. With […]

Real Madrid complete signing of Thibaut Courtois from Chelsea

With Thibaut Courtois set to join Real Madrid, the FC crew assess whether he improves their chances of winning La Liga more than Keylor Navas. Steve Nicol explains the role he thinks Gareth Bale should play in Real Madrid’s attack, and Julien Laurens explains how Karim Benzema factors in. Thibaut […]

Real Madrid’s Thibaut Courtois fulfilling ‘a dream’ with move from Chelsea

Thibaut Courtois discusses how happy he is to finally be able to make his boyhood of playing for Real Madrid a reality. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has insisted Thibaut Courtois’ heart was always in the city with his family and that his World Cup performances merited a move. With […]

Thibaut Courtois tarnishes Chelsea legacy as fans rejoice at Madrid move

ESPN’s Alison Bender and Liam Twomey discuss Kepa Arizzabalaga arrival and the possibility of Michy Batshuayi leaving Stamford Bridge on loan. Thibaut Courtois was Chelsea’s problem child but thankfully for the club’s supporters he’s not their issue any more. Finally, after what feels like an eternity of his whinging and […]

Chelsea and Real Madrid agree fee for transfer of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois

Thibaut Courtois is linked to Real Madrid, but Shaka Hislop thinks Los Blancos’ current keeper Keylor Navas isn’t getting the respect he deserves. Thibaut Courtois is set for a move from Chelsea to Real Madrid pending a medical after the clubs announced they had agreed to a deal on Wednesday. […]

Thibaut Courtois fails to report to Chelsea training as expected – sources

With rumours swirling that Thibaut Courtois wants to leave Stamford Bridge, Shaka Hislop reveals his leading candidate for the Chelsea goalkeeping position. Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri wants to talk to Thibaut Courtois face to face about his future at the club before deciding whether to let him leave. Thibaut Courtois did […]

Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois tells Maurizio Sarri he wants to leave – sources

By Peter O’Rourke, Transfer correspondent Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri wants to talk to Thibaut Courtois face to face about his future at the club before deciding whether to let him leave. ESPN FC’s Paolo Bandini shares his thoughts on Maurizio Sarri’s challenge to keep both Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois at […]

Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois wants Real Madrid move – agent

Maurizio Sarri says the futures of Thibaut Courtois, Eden Hazard and Willian will be decided when they return to training at the end of July. Thibaut Courtois has told Chelsea that he wants to join Real Madrid this summer for family reasons, his agent Christophe Henrotay has said. Chelsea are […]

Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri ‘confident’ Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois will stay

Maurizio Sarri says the futures of Thibaut Courtois, Eden Hazard and Willian will be decided when they return to training at the end of July. Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says a quick improvement is needed from his side after beating Perth Glory 1-0 in their first pre-season friendly. New Chelsea […]

Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri ‘confident’ Eden Hazard Thibaut Courtois and Willian will stay

Maurizio Sarri says the futures of Thibaut Courtois, Eden Hazard and Willian will be decided when they return to training at the end of July. Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says a quick improvement is needed from his side after beating Perth Glory 1-0 in their first pre-season friendly. New Chelsea […]

Thibaut Courtois crisis Chelsea’s own doing as Sarri faces keeper quandary

The ESPN FC crew answer your tweets on how Alisson’s transfer affects the market, Loris Karius’ chances of moving to Chelsea and much more. Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri declares his disinterest in the transfer market, emphasising his task as manager is to grow the players he currently has. Chelsea sacking Antonio […]

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri bored by transfer market

Stewart Robson delves into how Maurizio Sarri transformed Napoli and what he’ll need to do to replicate a similar turnaround at Stamford Bridge. With Maurizio Sarri’s appointment at Chelsea now official, Gab Marcotti explains what the former Napoli manager brings to Stamford Bridge. With Antonio Conte on his way out […]

Transfer Talk Real Madrid ready 200m pound move for Chelsea’s Eden Hazard Thibaut Courtois

The transfer window is open, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow along with our daily blog throughout the summer. Real Madrid close in on Chelsea pair Chelsea are set to suffer a double blow less than four weeks before the start of the new season […]

LIVE Transfer Talk – Real Madrid need to top Neymar fee to land €225m Eden Hazard

After Eden Hazard hinted at a Chelsea exit, the FC crew explain why it makes sense for him to join Real Madrid this summer. The transfer window is open, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow along with our daily blog throughout the summer. Real Madrid’s […]

Thibaut Courtois missed Golden Glove announcement after turning TV off early

By Ian Holyman, France correspondent The FC crew felt this World Cup proved Belgium belongs with the world’s best teams while England still have work to do to become elite. Eden Hazard and Belgium secured a 3rd-place finish by defeating England 2-0. Belgium’s Thibaut Courtois turned off his TV before […]

LIVE Transfer Talk: Real Madrid eye €250m Eden Hazard Thibaut Courtois double swoop

After Eden Hazard hinted at a Chelsea exit, the FC crew explain why it makes sense for him to join Real Madrid this summer. The transfer window is open, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow along with our daily blog throughout the summer. Real Madrid’s […]