Chelsea's Courtois wants Madrid move for family reasons, says agent

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Chelsea are reluctant to sell goalkeeper Courtois, who is in the final year of his contract, without first securing a replacement, but their top target Alisson was signed for £65 million by Liverpool last month.

Chelsea midfielder Willian has told his lawyers to take action over a forged letter that circulated on the "football market" claiming he had given authority to another agent to represent him.

Speaking after Madrid's defeat to Manchester United in a pre-season friendly, Lopetegui said: 'At no time am I going to talk about players who are not at Real Madrid.

Meanwhile, Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is still unsure of what lies ahead.

"I want to speak to him before I answer these questions", the Italian tactician said, as quoted by The Daily Telegraph.

"I spoke yesterday (Thursday) with him about his lateness, not about his future".

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Sarri also provided an update on Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois - both of whom have been linked with moves to Real Madrid this transfer window.

The club management of Chelsea will surely be disappointed with the attitude of Courtois.

"I am not moving, I am happy at Chelsea and living in London.I am very happy living in London", declared the forward. I don't know the situation at this moment.

Navas staying at Real may mean that he doesn't play regularly if Courtois joins, something we're sure the player himself may not be too pleased about, however it certainly doesn't look like the player himself is going to give up his no.1 spot any time soon.

Chelsea ramp up their Premier League preperations on Sunday when the FA Cup holders face defending champions Manchester City at Wembley in the Community Shield (3pm).