Transfer News: My heart is in Madrid –Courtois

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The Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has triggered the Real Madrid transfer Speculation by saying that his heart is in Madrid, despite he is considering a contract extension with the Blues.


The 25-year-old Belgium international Courtois is tied up with the Blues until 2019, but now he has emerged as a possible candidate to replace Navas at Real Madrid.


In an interview, the Belgium Goalkeeper says that right now his contract extension talks with Chelsea is going but also express his love for Madrid, where his two children are live.


The Chelsea last line Stopper says: "My personal situation is related to the city of Madrid,"


"My two children live there with their mum. I have my daughter every day on FaceTime. She often tells me that she misses me. My son is still too small to communicate like that.


"Whenever I have the opportunity, I try to return to Spain. As a situation, it is not always easy. Yes, my heart is in Madrid. It is logical and understandable.


"If they want me, they have to contact Chelsea. We'll see. But they have not done that. What is certain is that one day I will return to Madrid. I love Spain, I love the city, I spent three wonderful years there [with Atletico Madrid]. It is there that I became an adult.


"Atletico was a real group of friends. We went out together and my team-mates taught me a language I did not know at all when I arrived. When I left, I cried. My first days in London were not easy. England, when I arrived, was colder, more business. Now, I feel very good here.


"I understand that the rumours are coming back today, as we are talking about a new goalkeeper there [at Real]. But I do not pay much attention to that, I stay focused on Chelsea.


"If Real are really interested, my personal situation could influence things. The family aspect is priceless. But I repeat to you that, for the moment, I'm busy talking to Chelsea to extend."


Courtois also says the current situation with the Blues, he added: "We agreed to meet again in February because the club had more urgent issues to deal with in January.


"There is no rush, I am under contract until 2019. Normally, there is no problem, I will extend. I am happy here and I see a club that still wants to win a lot of titles. The signs are positive.


"Their desire to also extend Eden Hazard's deal reassures me."