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Courtois: “We’re excited about trying to defend our title this season”

The goalkeeper talked to Real Madrid TV ahead of Sunday’s season opener against Real Sociedad.

FBL-EUR-C1-MAN CITY-REAL MADRID Photo by DAVE THOMPSON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois talked to Real Madrid TV and previewed the upcoming 2020-2021 season, with Madrid set to play their season opener against Real Sociedad this Sunday.

“We’re all very excited and looking forward to trying to defend our La Liga title this season. I hope we can win it again. It’s been a slightly different pre-season but a very intense one and we’re all in good form for the start of the competition,” said Courtois.

The Belgian goalkeeper was in excellent form last season, becoming a crucial player for Real Madrid on their quest for their 34th Liga title. Courtois wants to keep it up .

“I feel very well personally, I’m in shape and in good form to try to keep it up from the work we were doing last season after the pandemic,” said the goalkeeper, mentioning Real Madrid’s 10-game winning streak in La Liga.

Courtois was also asked about the goals for the team this season, and unsurprisingly enough, he delivered a fairly standard answer.

“We want to win it all, that’s what Real Madrid have to do, we have to win trophies and our goal this season is to win as many titles as we can,” concluded the keeper.