Thibaut Courtois Goes AWOL In Order To Force Real Madrid Move

Arnold Nichols
August 7, 2018

Willian looks set to stay at Chelsea despite being heavily linked with Barcelona and Manchester United this summer.

Brazil global Willian has rubbished reports linking him with a move away from Chelsea and committed his future to the Stamford Bridge landlords.

"The only cub who made an offer for me was Barcelona", revealed the player.

Courtois' Belgian teammate Eden Hazard has though been told he will not be leaving during this window, despite Real's interest in him.

"My will is staying at the club, unless they want to sell me", Willian said after the loss to Man City.

Willian admits that he found it "difficult" to play for Antonio Conte and hopes for a better relationship with new Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri.

Since his time as Chelsea boss, Jose Mourinho has been an admirer of Brazil global Willian, and he feels he should sign him for the Red Devils this summer. "They know Chelsea a lot, so they know what they've had here, the fun they've had here". "Yes, my desire is to stay at Milan - I don't have any other,". I'm ready. But I think more good [news] than bad.

The meeting took place just hours before Thibaut was to report to his first day of training after taking the last month to recover from a busy summer.

Costa was eventually permitted to re-sign for the Spanish club, albeit after the transfer window had closed.

"I have no doubts, it is a game style that we like".

Thibaut Courtois has attempted to force his Chelsea exit by going AWOL on the eve of the new season.

Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri has praised Ross Barkley's ability and backed him to go from unrefined outsider to disciplined midfield figure. It's a club with a great history, we've won loads of big trophies, and we always want to do that.

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