Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois could sign a new contract with the Blues amid interest from Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid.
Chelsea news: Thibaut Courtois contract
Courtois has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge this term. However, reports from the Daily Star report Courtois may put pen to paper on a new deal. The goalkeeper will only sign a new contract, if he fails to secure a move away from Chelsea.
The club has been speaking to Courtois and his agent for some time over a new contract. Courtois’ contract will expire in the summer of 2019 and Chelsea may lose him for free. The Belgian currently makes £140,000-per-week at Stamford Bridge.
Courtois joined Chelsea in 2011 for €9 million. He was subsequently loaned out to Atletico for three seasons. He developed into one of the world’s best goalkeepers while playing in Spain. During his time at Atletico Madrid, Courtois won La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the Europa League final.
He returned to Chelsea in 2014 and helped the club to two Premier League titles. Courtois finished the 2017-18 season with 15 clean sheets, the third most in the Premier League.
Although Courtois could sign a new contract, Belgian journalist Kristof Terreur doesn’t believes Courtois will put pen to paper with Chelsea.
“There are three options and I don’t see him signing a new deal with Chelsea unless he doesn’t get his transfer, then he might consider signing a new deal,” Terreur said on Sky Sports Transfer Window Podcast.
“There’s a big offer on the table, it’s still on the table but I think he’s seeing if clubs come in for him.
“Does he sign a contract, yes or no? At the moment I think it’s a no.”
Courtois will feature in Chelsea’s FA Cup final against Manchester United and he could win his fourth trophy while at the club.