Courtois completes his move to Real Madrid

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The 24-year-old Croatia worldwide arrives at Stamford Bridge with a big reputation, but there is no official option for Chelsea to make the move permanent after the 2018/19 season.

Real Madrid's plan is that Courtois will be the starting goalkeeper and Lunin his understudy.

A video on Real Madrid's official Twitter feed showed Courtois signing his contract alongside club president Florentino Perez.

Chelsea completed the loan of Croatia global Mateo Kovacic on Thursday after having previously reached an agreement with Real Madrid on his season-long move.

The Belgium global, named best goalkeeper at the World Cup this summer, has signed a six-year deal after completing a medical on Thursday.

The former Inter Milan star has reportedly been training on his own since his return from holiday - the midfielder had an extended break due to his participation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.

"So many things attracted me to the club, all the titles the club has won, the other players, the city, the English Premier League".

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His future has always been speculated amid Madrid's pursuit of Manchester United keeper David de Gea, however, the veteran has played a key role in the capital.

Chelsea has signed Spanish goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga for a world-record €80 million ($92.8 million) fee from Athletic Bilbao, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.

Courtois had stayed away from Chelsea's training ground this week as he tried to force through a move.

"The Spanish worldwide goalkeeper arrives ahead of the new Premier League season, having signed a seven-year contract at Stamford Bridge", Chelsea said in a statement.

"Today is the day I leave my Athletic home, it is a day of mixed feelings to leave the club I joined as a nine-year-old, ” wrote Kepa". Considered Spain's goalkeeper of the future, he was a reserve at the World Cup in Russian Federation.

When asked about playing under new Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri, Kepa added: "I find his style and ideas very attractive".

"The Croatian midfielder joined Marcelo, Varane, Casemiro and Kovacic, who did individual work in the gym".

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