Chelsea complete signing for 23 year old Atletico Bilbao’s goal keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga Revuelta for £71m with Real madrid expecting the arrival of Thibaut Courtois after successfully forcing his way out of Chelsea.
Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois took it upon himself as he failed to report to training after chelsea refused to accept a bid of about £35m to his dream team Real Madrid. The goalkeeper was set to have crunch talk with the manager Maurizio Sarri but failed to show.
Chelsea have now reportedly acknowledged Madrid’s bid for the shot stopper who is expected to seal a deal to the club by Thursday. Chelsea have however been quick to find themselves a replacement in 23 year old Kepa Arrizabalaga Revuelta atletico Bilbao for £71m.
born on the 3rd of October 1994, Kepa is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Athletic Bilbao as a goalkeeper. Formed at Athletic Bilbao, he played his first professional games on loan at Ponferradina andReal Valladolid, in Segunda División. Arrizabalaga won the 2012 European Championship with Spain’s under-19 team and made his debut in 2017, being selected for the2018 World Cup. – wikipedia
The goalie is expected to seal his £71m deal in the next few hours with reports claiming the players is already on his way to complete his medicals and time running out for the London blues.
‘I saw him one year ago. My first impression was that he is a very good goalkeeper, very young, but very, very good. Maurizio sarri said, when asked about the goal keeper
The manager would have loved to have Thibaut Courtois at chelsea but seems the goal keeper has made up his mind a long time ago. Probably long before Maurizio Sarri himself came along.