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Chelsea to sign Courtois from Genk

Posted on | July 19, 2011 | No Comments

Chelsea have confirmed that they will sign  Thibaut Courtois from Genk.

The 19 years old goalkeeper, who was named the goalkeeper of the year in Belgium last season, attracted the attention of numerous clubs. Chelsea have decided that it’s time to make a move for the Belgian goalkeeper.

It’s not know yet if Courtois will be kept at the club as a backup solution for more experienced Petr Cech or will be loaned to other team in order to gain first team experience.

Some of the experts already consider this as a bad move for the Belgian young keeper and that he will waste his talent.

Courtois begun his professional career at Genk where he made 41 appearances.



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