Courtois the key as Madrid derby ends goalless
Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois came back to haunt Atletico Madrid as two crunch saves denied Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa on Saturday in a goalless draw at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Six new signings to watch in La Liga
Spanish football heads into the post-Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta era as the 2018-19 La Liga season begins this weekend. With these two greats of the modern age having moved on, AFP Sport picks out six new signings to watch in the coming campaign. THOMAS LEMAR (ATLETICO MADRID) Age: 22 Position: Attacking midfielder/winger Previous club:…
Courtois, Vinicius in as Real Madrid begin life without Ronaldo against Atletico
New boys, Thibaut Courtois and Vinicius Jr. are in Real Madrid’s squad for tomorrow’s UEFA Super Cup match against neighbours, Atletico Madrid at the Le Coq Arena, Tallinn, Estonia. It is Real Madrid’s first competitive game since former talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo left for Juventus.
Family only reason Courtois moved to Real: agent
Thibaut Courtois would probably still be a Chelsea player had his family lived in London and not Madrid his agent told the BBC on Sunday.
Everton busiest Premiership side as transfer window closes in England
Everton signaled their intentions of challenging for a top four position with a flurry of activities on the closing day of the English Premier League’s transfer window.
Real Madrid complete Courtois signing
Real Madrid have completed a move for Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois after he passed his medical at the Santiago Bernabeu. Courtois, 26, has signed a six-year deal to join the Champions League champions. Courtois joined Chelsea in 2011 from Genk but was immediately loaned to Atletico Madrid for two seasons, before he returned to Chelsea to…
Courtois joins Madrid as Chelsea wait to confirm Kepa deal
Chelsea and Real Madrid agreed terms on Wednesday for the transfer of Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois subject to the agreement of personal terms and passing a medical. The deal should now pave the way for Athletic Bilbao's Kepa Arrizabalaga to join Chelsea for a record 80 million euro (£71.6 million, $92 million) fee for a…
Courtois on verge of Real Madrid move
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is closing in on a move to Real Madrid in a deal worth around 35 million euros ($41 million), Spanish media reported on Tuesday.
Luiz urges Courtois and Hazard to stay at Chelsea
Chelsea defender David Luiz has urged Thibaut Courtois and Eden Hazard to stay at Stamford Bridge but the Brazilian believes the Blues can thrive if the pair leave.
Chelsea's Courtois wants Madrid move for family reasons, says agent
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois wants a move back to Spain for family reasons, his agent said, following reports linking him with a move to Real Madrid. The Belgian is due to return to Chelsea training over the next few days after helping his country finish third at the World Cup and being voted the best…