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Courtois urges Chelsea to show killer instinct

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London (AFP) – Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has challenged his misfiring team-mates to rediscover their cutting edge in Saturday’s clash with Leicester.

Antonio Conte’s side were held to a frustrating goalless draw in the League Cup semi-final first leg against Arsenal on Wednesday despite creating a host of chances.

Courtois urges Chelsea to show killer instinct

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London (AFP) – Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has challenged his misfiring team-mates to rediscover their cutting edge in Saturday’s clash with Leicester.

Antonio Conte’s side were held to a frustrating goalless draw in the League Cup semi-final first leg against Arsenal on Wednesday despite creating a host of chances.

Thibaut Courtois opens up about his future and Eden Hazard

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Speaking to the Evening Standard, Chelsea stopper Thibaut Courtois has spoken about the future of his fellow Belgian, as well as his own plans.

Hazard has been repeatedly linked with a move to Real Madrid. The thought of losing the former Lille man has left fans of the West London club nervously waiting for new contract talks to commence.

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Alonso edges Chelsea past Southampton

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London (AFP) – Marco Alonso’s free-kick on the stroke of half-time gave champions Chelsea their second Premier League win of the week with a 1-0 victory over Southampton on Saturday.

The hosts dominated but could not find a second against a Southampton team that defended resolutely, and needed a good save from goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to deny Saints substitute Charlie Austin.

Eden Hazard inspires Chelsea comeback against Newcastle

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London (AFP) – Eden Hazard gave England followers a glimpse of what to expect at next summer’s World Cup with a glorious display as Chelsea beat Newcastle United 3-1 at Stamford Bridge.

Less than 24 hours after the World Cup draw put Belgium and England in the same group, Belgian Hazard was in imperious form, scoring twice and running at defenders at will.

Eden Hazard inspires Chelsea comeback against Newcastle

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London (AFP) – Eden Hazard gave England followers a glimpse of what to expect at next summer’s World Cup with a glorious display as Chelsea beat Newcastle United 3-1 at Stamford Bridge.

Less than 24 hours after the World Cup draw put Belgium and England in the same group, Belgian Hazard was in imperious form, scoring twice and running at defenders at will.

Willian rides to Chelsea’s rescue, United close gap on City

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London (AFP) – Chelsea rode their luck to salvage a 1-1 draw at Liverpool thanks to Willian’s late leveller, while Manchester United cut Manchester City’s Premier League lead to five points with a 1-0 win over Brighton on Saturday.

Antonio Conte’s Chelsea were five minutes away from suffering a major blow to their hopes of defending the title after falling behind to Mohamed Salah’s opener at Anfield.

Willian rides to Chelsea’s rescue, United close gap on City

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London (AFP) – Chelsea rode their luck to salvage a 1-1 draw at Liverpool thanks to Willian’s late leveller, while Manchester United cut Manchester City’s Premier League lead to five points with a 1-0 win over Brighton on Saturday.

Antonio Conte’s Chelsea were five minutes away from suffering a major blow to their hopes of defending the title after falling behind to Mohamed Salah’s opener at Anfield.

Real Madrid hoping to capitalise on £36m goalkeeper after stalled contract talks

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According to The Sun, Real Madrid are readying a move for Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. The Belgian international has 18 months left of his current deal with the Londoners, and has recently postponed talks which has raised rumours about his future at Stamford Bridge.

Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus have been named as interested clubs of the 25-year-old, but Chelsea have shown no willingness to sell this season.

Surprise Chelsea taker accepts responsibility for penalty miss vs Arsenal

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Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has accepted responsibility for his penalty miss in today's shootout defeat to Arsenal in the Community...

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Courtois, Morata gift Arsenal Community Shield

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London (AFP) – Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and star signing Alvaro Morata were the Chelsea fall guys as Arsenal won the Community Shield 4-1 on penalties at Wembley on Sunday.

Goals from Chelsea’s Victor Moses and Arsenal new boy Sead Kolasinac sent the game to a shootout and with both Courtois and Morata limply squandering their spot-kicks, Arsenal won the trophy for the third time in four years.

Courtois, Morata gift Arsenal Community Shield

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London (AFP) – Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and star signing Alvaro Morata were the Chelsea fall guys as Arsenal won the Community Shield 4-1 on penalties at Wembley on Sunday.

Goals from Chelsea’s Victor Moses and Arsenal new boy Sead Kolasinac sent the game to a shootout and with both Courtois and Morata limply squandering their spot-kicks, Arsenal won the trophy for the third time in four years.

Chelsea snap up veteran keeper Caballero

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London (AFP) – Premier League champions Chelsea signed Argentinian goalkeeper Willy Caballero on a free transfer on Saturday to provide back-up to Thibaut Courtois.

The 35-year-old had been a free agent since Manchester City let him go at the end of last season and Chelsea had a spare goalkeeping spot after Asmir Begovic left for Bournemouth.

Thibaut Courtois’ contract talks stall

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Chelsea linked with second rate Goalkeeper released by Pep Guardiola!

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According to reports, Chelsea have made their move to sign a replacement Goalkeeper after Asmir Begovic signed for Bournemouth and it's someone released by Pep Guardiola!

Let me start by saying it's not Joe Hart! Let's be honest, with Thibaut Courtois expected to sign a new improved contract it was never going to be.

Bournemouth sign Begovic from Chelsea

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London (AFP) – Bournemouth signed Bosnia goalkeeper Asmir Begovic from Premier League champions Chelsea in a reported £10 million ($12 million, 11 million euros) deal on Tuesday.

Begovic spent most of his two years with Chelsea as the back up to Thibaut Courtois and he has left Stamford Bridge in search of regular first-team action.

Official: Bournemouth Complete £10m Deal To Sign Asmir Begovic From Chelsea (Photo)

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In nice, sensible news, Bournemouth have parted with £10million of their Premier League prize money to sign Asmir Begovic from Chelsea.

The Bosnian goalkeeper, 29, is actually rejoining the Cherries, having made eight appearances on loan from Portsmouth in 2007.

Courtois relishing prospect of title after Chelsea woes

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London (AFP) – Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois reckons winning the Premier League title with Chelsea this season will be all the sweeter after their struggles last term.

The Blues were crowned champions of England in the 2014/15 season only to suffer a dramatic slump in form the following season that led to the sacking of manager Jose Mourinho.

Courtois relishing prospect of title after Chelsea woes

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London (AFP) – Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois reckons winning the Premier League title with Chelsea this season will be all the sweeter after their struggles last term.

The Blues were crowned champions of England in the 2014/15 season only to suffer a dramatic slump in form the following season that led to the sacking of manager Jose Mourinho.

Chelsea: Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois Suffered Ankle Injury While Filming ‘Promotional Basketball Video’

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The keen-eyed amongst you may have noticed that Asmir Begovic made his very first Premier League appearance of the season betwixt the sticks for Chelsea as Antonio Conte's went down 2-0against Manchester United on Sunday afternoon.

This was because the Blues' first-choice goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, was ruled out of the vital match with an ankle injury.

Chelsea without Courtois at United, Ibrahimovic benched

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Chelsea received a setback ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Manchester United at Old Trafford when goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was forced to withdraw from their squad through injury.

The Belgium international, who is reported to have suffered an ankle injury in training, was replaced in goal by Asmir Begovic in Chelsea’s only change.

Chelsea without Courtois at United, Ibrahimovic benched

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Chelsea received a setback ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Manchester United at Old Trafford when goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was forced to withdraw from their squad through injury.

The Belgium international, who is reported to have suffered an ankle injury in training, was replaced in goal by Asmir Begovic in Chelsea’s only change.

Hazard key to Chelsea success says Courtois

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Bournemouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Thibaut Courtois believes keeping Eden Hazard is key to Chelsea hopes of building on this season’s dominance of the Premier League title race.

Hazard confirmed his importance to Antonio Conte’s side with both goals in the 2-1 victory over Manchester City on Wednesday that moved Chelsea one step closer to the title ahead of Saturday’s trip to Bournemouth.

Hazard key to Chelsea success says Courtois

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Bournemouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Thibaut Courtois believes keeping Eden Hazard is key to Chelsea hopes of building on this season’s dominance of the Premier League title race.

Hazard confirmed his importance to Antonio Conte’s side with both goals in the 2-1 victory over Manchester City on Wednesday that moved Chelsea one step closer to the title ahead of Saturday’s trip to Bournemouth.

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Chelsea set for 'mega operation' with Real Madrid: Four players lined up for transfer

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Chelsea and Real Madrid could be set for a mega transfer operation involving four players in the summer transfer window.

According to reports from Spanish newspaper, Mundo Deportivo, Real Madrid are heavily interested in signing Chelsea duo, Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois.

The two Belgians are key players for the Blues and Madrid want them to be a part of their squad next season.

‘I Just Liked His Surname’ – Belgian R&B Artiste Name-Checks Chelsea ‘Keeper Thibaut Courtois On Latest Track (Video)

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In what surely must be a first, Thibaut Courtois has hada new R&B track named after him.

However, according to Belgian pop star Shay, the artiste responsible, the link to the Chelsea goalkeeper doesn't really go beyond the title.

Indeed, she only picked Courtois because she heard his name mentioned in conversation and liked the way it sounded.

Video: Chelsea’s Thibaut Coutois makes some sharp saves ahead of Swansea game

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Video: Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois in the gym ahead of Wolves game

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Conte keen not to lose Hazard and Courtois

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte wants both Belgian star duo playmaker Eden Hazard and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to remain with champions Chelsea despite speculation they would like to move to Spain.

Hazard’s father told a Belgian newspaper his son doesn’t wish to commit to a new contract - he still has over two years left on his present one - because of apparent interest from Spanish giants Real Madrid.

Conte keen not to lose Hazard and Courtois

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte wants both Belgian star duo playmaker Eden Hazard and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to remain with champions Chelsea despite speculation they would like to move to Spain.

Hazard’s father told a Belgian newspaper his son doesn’t wish to commit to a new contract - he still has over two years left on his present one - because of apparent interest from Spanish giants Real Madrid.

Kompany back for Belgium’s World Cup qualifier against Estonia

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Brussels (AFP) – Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany was on Tuesday included in Belgium’s squad for a World Cup qualifier against Estonia and friendly against the Czech Republic after a 500-day absence from the national team.

Coach Roberto Martinez named the oft-injured Kompany among a 27-strong squad for the June 5 friendly in Brussels and World Cup qualifier four days later in Tallinn.

Kompany back for Belgium’s World Cup qualifier against Estonia

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Brussels (AFP) – Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany was on Tuesday included in Belgium’s squad for a World Cup qualifier against Estonia and friendly against the Czech Republic after a 500-day absence from the national team.

Coach Roberto Martinez named the oft-injured Kompany among a 27-strong squad for the June 5 friendly in Brussels and World Cup qualifier four days later in Tallinn.

Chelsea’s title chances ’50 percent’ – Conte

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – “Six finals” await Chelsea in the Premier League run-in after a 2-0 loss at Manchester United that leaves their title chances at only “50 percent”, manager Antonio Conte said.

Having hoped to re-establish a seven-point lead over second-place Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea’s advantage remains four points following Sunday’s defeat at Old Trafford.

Real Madrid president backs Navas — for now

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Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said Thursday the club was satisfied with goalkeeper Keylor Navas, but refused to deny local press speculation the European champions would sign a replacement.

Manchester United stopper David de Gea and Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois have both been linked with a switch to Real Madrid as Coata Rica international Navas’s form has dipped.

Real Madrid president backs Navas — for now

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Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said Thursday the club was satisfied with goalkeeper Keylor Navas, but refused to deny local press speculation the European champions would sign a replacement.

Manchester United stopper David de Gea and Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois have both been linked with a switch to Real Madrid as Coata Rica international Navas’s form has dipped.

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Courtois comments once again taken out of context - linking him with a move away from Chelsea.

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Once again Thibaut Courtois has given an interview which has been taken out of context and has led to reports that he is looking for a move back to Spain at the end of the season.
If you could stop someone talking to the media it would be Courtois. It seems that every couple of months we are having to read interviews he has given while away with Belgium or interviews given to foreign newspaper outlets while at Chelsea that has led to transfer speculation.

Thibaut Courtois: Once again while away from Chelsea with Belgium, speculation of his future intensifies.

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When there is a break for International Football you can always rely on three things. Firstly speculation regarding the future of Antonio Conte. Secondly, the future of Eden Hazard and like clockwork, thirdly the same of Thibaut Courtois.

It frustrates the life out of me it really does.

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Thibaut Courtois injured on promotional basketball shoot

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The injury that kept Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois out of today's defeat at Manchester United was sustained during a promotion basketball...

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