cdadmin

Chelsea star has a change of heart and has no intention of leaving.

Thibaut Courtois has been linked with a move back to Spain ever since he returned to Chelsea after three successful years spent on loa...


Thibaut Courtois has been linked with a move back to Spain ever since he returned to Chelsea after three successful years spent on loan at Atletico Madrid. Now, under Antonio Conte, he intends to stay and has distanced himself from a move to Real Madrid this summer.

Looking from the outside in at the likes of Barcelona and Real Madrid with all their star names there is one thing that stands out for me which is their lack of world class qualities in goal. It’s something that has become apparent since Victor Valdes and Iker Casillas both left their clubs having maintained their first team place for several years throughout all the successes both clubs had.

Real Madrid’s recruitment policy since Casillas left the club has been nothing short of a shamble and as we have seen in recent seasons, the Spanish side are looking to the Premier League to sign a world class replacement with both David De Gea of Manchester United and Thibaut Courtois both being linked with offers being made this summer.

So to Courtois and the constant speculation of a move away from Chelsea. It’s fair to say that in the past he has not helped himself with comments he has made while being away with Belgium on international duty. He has claimed that some of the comments he has made have been mis-interpreted but things came to a head a year ago as he complained about the quality of training at Chelsea under Guus Hiddink after he replaced Jose Mourinho who was sacked during the course of the season as Chelsea (to this point with Leicester in mind this term) made the worst title defence on record.

In addition, Courtois’ wife is Spanish and it has been reported that he and his wife want to raise their family in Spain rather than in England which added more fuel to the constant speculation. Everything being reported up to this point had given a strong indication that the Belgian Goalkeeper would be looking to leave the club this summer and an offer from Real Madrid would be welcomed by Courtois.

However, speaking this week to a Spanish radio station Cadena Sur, Courtois has revealed a change of heart and has distanced himself with any ideas of moving away from Chelsea. He said:

“I don’t see myself at Real Madrid, I see myself at Chelsea, the club that six years ago saw me playing in Belgium and gave me the opportunity to sign for them. They also allowed me to be three years at Atlético [Madrid], which helped me to be the keeper that I am now."

Courtois was asked of the idea of extending his contract at Chelsea beyond the expiry of his current contract in 2019 and he responded by saying:

“We will see at the end of the season if they offer me something. For the time being, there has not been an offer. I’m happy in London and I’m delighted with the success we are having this season.” - Source: The Guardian.


You have to hand it to Antonio Conte and the impact he has had on the players in addition to the Premier League as a whole. The fact that Courtois has spoken in addition publicly of Conte and has urged Chelsea to tie the Italian manager down to a new extended contract speaks volumes.

Thibaut Courtois has once again demonstrated his importance to Chelsea in recent weeks and over the course of this season with outstanding performances. His presence in the penalty box coupled with Conte’s back three has given Chelsea a platform to build from as we currently have the best defensive record in the Premier League.

If you had any doubts of Courtois recently, these would have been dispelled by an outstanding save against Manchester United with the game poised at 1-0 in Chelsea’s favour. As Marcus Rashford turned Gary Cahill inside out and looked as though he was clean through and would score, Courtois came off his line to close him down and made a fantastic block to deflect the ball away from goal for a corner that resulted in nothing for Jose Mourinho’s men. Chelsea won the game 1-0 and now head to Wembley in the FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham.


For any team to be successful you need a solid foundation to build a platform. Thibaut Courtois has now reaffirmed his commitment to Chelsea and that really is fantastic news.  

Post a Comment

emo-but-icon

ChelseaFan12.com

Make sure you check out Dazzle Casino before and after Chelsea games!

FreeBets

The Art of Football

N'Golo Kante better than Claude Makelele?

http://www.pokeronline.co.uk is dedicated to providing UK players with reviews and bonus offers from a variety of poker rooms that accept PayPal.
For the best Irish free bets try bestfreebets.ie for a full range of betting bonuses available to Irish players
Get the best online bingo bonuses for Irish players at www.bingobonuses.ie along with exclusive deposit bonuse
Looking to bet on football? then why not check out bettingsitesuk.uk for the latest football specials and sign-up bonuses
For the best FREE BETS & hottest sign-up offers; Best Betting Sites UK is the site to visit
Have a break from the footy & play the latest online slots @ bestonlineslotsuk.org.uk You could get lucky!
Check out bestbettingsitesUK.co.uk for the best new football betting offers around.
Chelsea to win the title? Find out what the bookies are offering at a1bettingsites.com your newest online betting site

Twitter

Facebook

Google +

Love a Flutter - Free Bets No deposit

The Football Blog Network

If in a hunt for a proper bookie, check out this betting site for proper comparison and ratings.
Get your Sky Bet Promo Code today for the internets best free bets and bookies offers.
Make sure you get one of these great betting offers for the next Chelsea game.
Take a look at the best gambling websites for betting on the football.
Providing the best online casino offers and latest sign up bonuses for UK players
High roller players from the United Kingdom choose the recommended Luxury Casino Mobile with VIP deposit bonuses and high comp points.
If you're looking for the best casino deposit bonuses take a look at casinosignupbonuses.co.uk to get the biggest bang for your buck on your initial deposit at all the best online casino sites
Guide to mobile slots games and online casino sites with instant play.
Our online gambling forum provides game reviews, including tips and strategies if you play at UK online casinos and offers best real money slots for Canada and more.
Get free spins and cash from UK online casinos that offer no deposit casino bonuses and 1 hour free play.
To compare free bets for betting on Chelsea visit bestfreebets.org
Play at Casino Legend today to get the biggest online casino bonuses available.
"For all those who enjoy a bet on side games and slots we recommend trying out the legendary fluffy-favourites.co.uk slot here where you can get a range of deposit bonuses"
Fancy playing some casino slots online? Get the best ruby slippers slot machine bonuses and free spins available
Learn the ins and outs of poker, casino and what not, with an expert in anything related to betting. Go on Betminded and see for yourself.
Betting on the football? Make sure you claim the best free bet offers for 2016
Head on over to Free Bets No Deposit Required for the latest live football previews and free tips along with bundles of Free Bets No Deposit offers currently available from the UK Bookmakers.
Betting on Chelsea? Make sure you’re singed up to the best betting websites to get the most for your money.
For reviews of the UK’s leading bookies check out Whatbookies.co.uk
Football live scores and results on live football. All the latest football scores.
Australia football. Australia football news and more.
Before buying anything online, make sure that you look for promo codes at AwesomeCoupons to help save money on your purchase.
Play the best casino where you can win real money online
Visit New Casino Free Spins and get the best bonus offer from trusted operators.
Claim mega Chelsea enhanced odds we list all the latest enhanced odds offers and sign up bonuses from the best bookies, for huge prices on the big games visit enhanced odds bet offers.co.uk £1,000+ in Free Bets + Betting Tips
Make sure you have a go on our Mobile Slots before and after Chelsea games!
Get the best online free bets at Max Free Bets
Chelsea fans can visit the latest bettingsites to get the very latest promo code for football betting.
Read this detailed guide how to download bet365 app at bestbettingapplications.co.uk and install it on any Android OS device or tablet.
Learn everything you might need to know about the best bingo sites at topbingowebsites.co.uk in order to play wisely.
Complete list of all free bets in the UK where you can gamble for free but win real money.
We recommend Bettingsitesoffers.co.uk when comparing for new betting sites for football
item