Chelsea number one Thibaut Courtois hints at Blues exit after World Cup

Chelsea number one Thibaut Courtois hints at Blues exit after World Cup

As reported by the Mirror, Courtois said: 'I have a certain preferred destination.

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has once again been quizzed on his Chelsea future, being asked after Belgium's dramatic 3-2 win over Japan on Monday night if he intends to move back to Madrid this summer. "I just said that I'll see everything after the World Cup", Courtois said.

"I have some ideas in my mind, but I'm focusing on the World Cup and have pushed all decisions ahead until after the tournament", he said. I haven't seen them a lot in the last 18 months.

"The only thing is that my children live in Madrid and I would like them to be close".

On whether he will remain at Stamford Bridge, he added: "I'm not going to talk about that now".

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"My kids are the most important for me. The most important thing is my children, and I'll decide what's best for me in everything".

According to Sky Sports News HQ, sources, the duo are interested in keeping hold of their respective No. 1 goalkeepers, Thibaut Courtois and Alisson, but look likely to be miss out on the Danish star.

And Courtois has re-iterated the importance of being close to his children, though he has no problems with his life in London.

But with his contract entering its final year, speculation increases around where he will be playing come the end of this summer's transfer window, which is the final transfer window where Chelsea could demand a fee for him.

And Chelsea themselves are now looking at Alisson to replace Courtois, as they have accepted the Belgian won't sign a new deal.

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