Thibaut Courtois' agent delivers warning to Chelsea over Real Madrid rumours

Willian finally breaks his silence over his uncertain future

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has reportedly told the Blues' chiefs that he will not sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge and will leave on a free transfer next summer. Or they would still have to sign a replacement next summer, but without getting a fee for Thibaut.

With that in mind, let's have a look at five keepers who could find themselves in between the sticks for Chelsea's opening game.

Butland was one of Stoke's few stars last campaign, and Chelsea have been rumoured to have been chasing him for the majority of the transfer window.

Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Manchester United have all been reported to have either made or to be considering offers for the 29-year-old, but in declarations to the Brazilian website Globo Esport, he insisted he didn't want to leave Chelsea. Loves talking all things wrestling including NJPW, ROH and WWE.

Jordan Pickford would be a goalkeeper perfectly suited to Maurizio Sarri's style of play at Chelsea FC, according to Adam Bate.

With very little time to land a suitable replacement, the Belgian worldwide will be compelled to serve the final year of his contract at Stamford Bridge, with Chelsea prepared to let Courtois leave for free if they fail to convince him to sign a new deal.

But speaking after Chelsea's friendly defeat against Arsenal in Dublin on Wednesday, Sarri admitted he was "not happy" about the situation and would talk to Willian when he returned to Cobham. "Every club wants to keep their top players and we are trying to do it".

"At the moment Courtois is the goalkeeper of Chelsea", said Sarri. "I don't know in the future".

"I would like to clarify that I never signed such letter, the content of which I completely deny", he said.

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