Thibaut Courtois swap Chelsea for Real Madrid

Thibaut Courtois will leave Chelsea for Real Madrid. That confirmed the Spanish club Wednesday on his website.

Thibaut Courtois © Belga

The culmination of the Red Devils draw in the Spanish capital a contract for six seasons. Thursday spirits he undergoes medical testing. “After the medical examination, will Thibaut Courtois to 13: 00 hours are presented on the winner’s podium at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium,’ according to Real in the official press release.

The 26-year-old Courtois is not unknown in Madrid. In 2011 he left his youth club Genk for Chelsea, that he is still three seasons at Atletico Madrid left to mature.

The exact lump sum that Real to Chelsea will pay is not known. Spanish and English media call amounts of 35 to 40 million euros. The Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic as part of the deal for a year by Real rented to Chelsea.

Chelsea has become the successor to our countryman almost to tackle. The London club does, after all, a recordtransfer for the young goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. The 23-year-old Spaniard from Athletic Bilbao would be less than eighty million euros in costs, for example, British media Tuesday night known.

That would of Kepa the most expensive goalkeeper ever. That record is since last month in the name of the Brazilian Alisson Becker, for whom Liverpool more than sixty million euros on the table laid.

To press run sent Courtois the past two days the cat to the training in Cobham. Our fellow countryman had already set his sights on a departure to the Royal, the absolute top in club football. In Madrid, he can also be closer to his children, life and living. Also Eden Hazard dreamed of after the end of the WK should be Real, but his transfer seems to be a day for the closure of the English transfer market really stuck.

We have tonight agreed terms with Real Madrid for the transfer of Thibaut Courtois, subject to the agreement of personal terms and a medical. As part of the deal, Mateo Kovacic will join Chelsea on a season-long loan.

— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 8, 2018

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