Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois

Could Chelsea lose goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois… for free?

It sounds ridiculous, but The Sun claim that it is a very real possibility.

As mentioned in the report, Courtois has just 18 months remaining on his deal with the Premier League champions. It is a very uncertain situation, and one that’ll no doubt be keeping the Chelsea faithful up at night.

Courtois is one of the best goalkeepers on the planet, losing him without having a viable replacement lined up would be nothing short of disastrous. Watching him leave and not receiving a penny in return – is just unthinkable.

Thibaut Courtois
Thibaut Courtois won the Premier League Golden Glove last term, it would be a big blow for Chelsea if he left.

However, according to The Sun, Chelsea are prepared to watch Courtois walk out of the door at the end of his contract and have no interest in cashing-in on him during the summer of 2018.

The Sun believe that Real Madrid are interested in signing Courtois, and contract talks between himself and Chelsea are currently at a standstill.

We eagerly await further, hopefully more positive news, on this precarious situation.

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