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Thibaut Courtois’ agent has given the most ridiculous excuse for his client missing Chelsea training.

Courtois went AWOL in order to force through a move to Real Madrid. This is after we sacrificed our greatest ever goalkeeper to accommodate him. He clearly developed no loyalties to the club during his four-year stint as a Chelsea player.

We could muster up a bit of respect for Courtois if he acknowledged and apologised for his slippery behaviour at the end of his Chelsea career – but he hasn’t. Instead, his agent is making up excuses.

When quizzed about why Courtois failed to report to Chelsea training, his agent, Christophe Henrotay, attempted to justify his absence by claiming that he was stressed out by the situation surrounding his future. He’s quoted by the BBC saying:

“The deal was about to be realised. It’s probably something that ideally we wouldn’t have wanted.”

“It’s true that some players push and it’s true that at certain moments Thibaut was getting a bit stressed by the situation because Madrid made an offer and he had an opportunity to go.”

Sorry, but we’re not having this. Eden Hazard quite clearly had his eye on a move to the Santiago Bernabeu this summer. He’s conducted himself in an exemplary manner and has now been reintegrated into the squad with a smile on his face.

There’s certain ways of going about these things, and Courtois did it wrong. His legacy has been tainted, and there’s nothing he, or his agent, can do to excuse his behaviour.

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The more Courtoise and his slippery agent open their mouths the more Machiavellian they both sound and disrespect their audience; football fans. Using seeing his ‘kids more’ as an excuse is low enough for the multi millionaire who saw them as regular as any normal absent father anyway, but then… Read more »