Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri claims Kepa is NOT as good as Thibaut Courtois despite costing world record £71m

Chelsea splashed out £71.6million to snap up the 23-year-old from Athletic Bilbao after Courtois quit the club to sign for Real Madrid. But Blues boss Sarri admits Kepa is not as good as his predecessor at the moment, but can be in the future. He said: “The Courtois situation was clear. He wanted to go to Madrid. So we lost […]

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Thibaut Courtois tells Eden Hazard to join him in leaving Chelsea as he kisses the Real Madrid badge

The Belgian stopper, 26, finally put his turbulent summer to bed by completing a £38million switch to the Bernabeu and kissed the badge upon his arrival. Chelsea brought in world-record buy Kepa Arrizabalaga in a £71.6m deal, while Mateo Kovacic also joined on loan as part of the Courtois merry-go-round. But just as Blues fans were starting to consider this […]

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Chelsea’s world-record Kepa deal is set to cost them a staggering £132million

Kepa Arrizabalaga has arrived in England to complete his stunning world record move — which could cost Chelsea as much as £142million. The Blues agreed to make Kepa football’s most expensive goalkeeper ever after paying his entire £71.5m release clause. And the 23-year-old is now set to sign a seven-year deal worth up to £195,000 per week – just over […]

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Thibaut Courtois' Real Madrid move approved by Chelsea as they land £71million Kepa from Athletic Bilbao

The Blues are set to stump up the release clause for the 23-year-old stopper today which would see him become the most expensive keeper in history. And once the deal is secured they will allow wantaway Belgian Courtois to finally seal his dream move to Madrid. Chelsea have been forced into quick action by Courtois refusing to turn up for […]

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Thibaut Courtois takes drastic measures as he steps up Chelsea exit bid

Thibaut Courtois has stepped up his bid to force through his Chelsea exit by going AWOL. Goalkeeper Courtois failed to return to the club on Monday following his summer break. Courtois was due back at Chelsea’s Cobham base after his World Cup exploits with Belgium, along with the other Chelsea stars involved until the final weekend in Russia. New boss […]

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Chelsea transfer news: Thibaut Courtois goes AWOL from Blues as he looks to force move to Real Madrid

The Belgian goalkeeper failed to show up at Wembley for yesterday's defeat to Manchester City in the Community Shield. And he has not appeared at the club's Cobham training HQ today where new boss Maurizio Sarri was planning to hold talks with the stopper. The 26-year-old's agent exclusively issued a plea through SunSport last week for Chelsea to let the […]

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Thibaut Courtois tells Chelsea to sell him now or he will walk away on free transfer next summer

Chelsea are desperately trying to persuade Courtois to reject the advances of Real Madrid and commit his long term future to the club by agreeing a lucrative new contract. But the 26-year-old has informed the Blues he has no intention penning a new deal and unless they let him leave this month he will see out the remaining 12 months […]

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Real Madrid ‘make massive £100m offer’ for Chelsea duo

Real Madrid have reportedly made an opening bid of £100million for Chelsea duo Thibaut Courtois and Willian. The Blues are seriously considering the offer, according to reports in Spain, via the Daily Mail. Maurizio Sarri is expected to lose keeper Courtois sooner rather than later, with the Belgian desperate to move back to Madrid, where he children live. Courtois only […]

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Chelsea snap-up Rob Green in shock free transfer on one-year deal after Huddersfield release

The ex-England stopper arrives at Stamford Bridge to provide back-up for Thibaut Courtois and Willy Caballero this season. The 38-year-old has penned a one-year deal with the Blues, but is not expected to see any first-team action. The Sun exclusively told on Tuesday how Green was set to join the club in a surprise move. He said: "It has been a […]

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Joe Hart wanted by Chelsea for transfer as a shock replacement for Thibaut Courtois

The Blues risk angering fans with a £5million raid for the out-of-favour Manchester City keeper, who has just spent a disastrous season on loan at West Ham. Belgium stopper Courtois is wanted by Real Madrid and has yet to agree new terms despite now entering the final year of his Stamford Bridge deal. The Chelsea hierarchy are admirers of Hart, […]

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