Our Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern are seemingly in for a tough summer with the latest transfer rumours flying around about their goalkeeper. Indeed, the man currently occupying the role between the sticks doesn’t truly seem settled.
That’s because the proverbial rumour mill has been in full flow ever since Thibaut Courtois announced in an interview that his heart is in Madrid with his family. At that point, many of the Blues in our bar thought a summer move to the Bernabeu is nailed on, which would please the Red Devils in the other end of the pub.
If Antonio Conte is still at the club come the summer then he will have a tough job replacing the Belgian ‘keeper with someone of similar ilk. They are many goalkeepers around Europe who would jump at the chance of a move to Stamford Bridge, but if they are good enough is another question entirely.
However, our faithful landlord has come up with a two-man shortlist of potential goalkeepers to replaces the possibly departing Belgian…