It was announced on Wednesday evening that Courtois has joined Madrid for a fee in the region of £35m with midfielder Mateo Kovacic heading to Stamford Bridge on loan as part of the deal. I've analysed what is best for me so I consider the opportunity presented to me in signing for Chelsea is the best for my future.
Now, Sunday Times reporter Castles is claiming that Real Madrid have offered Chelsea FC the chance to sign Croatia star Kovacic in order to speed up a deal for Courtois.
In January, he signed a new long-term contract with Bilbao until 2025, amid interest from Real Madrid.
The teams didn't disclose terms of Courtois' transfer, but multiple outlets report Real Madrid will pay Chelsea £35 million (€39 million/$45 million) for his services.
"When I [first] saw him play, I was just so struck by the fact that a keeper who was then only 18 could perform like that under such pressure". He signed a fresh deal that would keep him at the club until 2025, with his release clause raised to €80m - describing Bilbao as his "home" and the club he believed he would develop the best at.
Chelsea had to move quickly to find a goalkeeper after it became clear Courtois was determined to force through a £35m move to Real Madrid. Everyone just said congrats and they gave me a fake World Cup and they put it above my locker. "It's a great challenge for me".
"I hope I'll be able to adjust and adapt as soon as possible". The Belgium goalkeeper was the victor of the Golden Glove award at the Russian Federation 2018 Fifa World Cup. I fulfilled a childhood dream playing in the Premier League.
"I was very young".
Kepa earning more than £190K-a-week at Chelsea is the true reflection of our desperation, rather than the transfer fee we paid for him.
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A buyout at US$420 per share probably won't let Musk reap any benefit from the US$2.6b stock option grant he received this year. A deal at $420 per share represents a 22.8% premium to Tesla's closing price on Monday, valuing the company at about $72bn.
A recent report implied that Disney was in talks to reacquire the cable rights for the original trilogy and the prequels. According to the earnings call, the new Disney streaming service will be cheaper than Netflix.
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Although they are in the market for a centre-back, the Red Devils now appear to have withdrawn from the race. Jerome Boateng was another option but Bayern Munich have not been keen to sanction a loan move.
Diplomatic channels and trade negotiations were suspended last week, and some flights from Saudi Arabia to Canada halted. The kingdom has suspended educational exchanges with Canada and moved Saudi scholars to other countries.
Brent crude for October delivery increased by 1.03 percent and steeled at 75.55 dollars per barrel on ICE Futures Europe. Weekly data from the American Petroleum Institute for USA inventories is due later on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.
It was hard for us to make beer anywhere less than $2 per short can in costs alone", he said in an open letter to the government. Barley Days Brewery General Manager Kyle Baldwin says they hope to be offering a case of 24 beers for $24 soon.
NASA to announce new astronaut class on Friday
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Spanish paedophile jailed in Germany for 'buying' boy online
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China Pushes Back Against US Tariffs
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Najib to face new charges
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