Sky Sports just published that Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois did not report for training this Monday as he is trying to force a move to Real Madrid.
It seems that a deal for Courtois could be completed soon, especially considering that Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri told the press that he only wanted “players fully committed.”
Courtois wants to return to the Spanish capital, where his family lives after the years he spent in Atletico de Madrid.
Real Madrid could reportedly pay around €35 million to sign the Belgian goalkeeper. Chelsea will be forced to sell Courtois if they don’t want him to leave as a free agent next year, given that his contract expires in June 2019.
Chelsea will want to sign a replacement for Courtois in the next few days because the transfer window in England will be closed on August 9th, so time is running out for all three parts involved.