Chelsea agree club-record fee to complete third summer signing
Aug 10, 2018, 00:11
Courtois had a year remaining on his Chelsea deal and did not report for training with the Blues this week.
Kepa Arrizabalaga's world-record move to Chelsea made him the latest player to rake in a huge transfer bounty for Athletic Bilbao. Real Madrid also announced it will loan midfielder Mateo Kovacic to Chelsea in a separate, but simultaneously completed, deal.
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Courtois' arrival at Real Madrid threatens the place of incumbent starter Keylor Navas, who helped the team win the UEFA Champions League in each of the last three seasons.
The Times reports that Chelsea failed to add an option-to-buy clause in the contract, which is freakish because it makes it seem like the London club is content to allow one of world's most promising midfield players to develop with them, only to then let him return to his parent club a more complete player.
"I don't really think about the price, it's not something that's in my mind". I think we had a good end to the season even if we didn't finish in the top four. "I just hope I can adjust and adapt as soon as possible but we are all different".
"But the most important thing is to open a new page with our club and to be ready to give everything for the club".
"I arrived at Chelsea with [Petr] Cech there, and I ended up being first choice". But the youngster has impressed when given the opportunity for both club and country and seems to be a good fit for a three-man Chelsea midfield alongside Jorginho and N'Golo Kante.
I just don't know, if I was an owner, I'm thinking, 'Well you've had a lot of money on these players, you don't fancy them. The Gunners did not make a move for Croatia defender Domagoj Vida , despite rumours to the contrary.
Motorola's high-end smartphone for the year, the Moto Z3 is finally here and just like last time, it will be a Verizon exclusive. Google , which had a greater ambition for modular phones and LG, which tried modular phones once, have both given up on the idea.
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The Pixel Stand will be able to handle commands, just like Google Home, even when the phone is charging or the display is not on. Of note is that apparently the back features a single piece of glass, but the top part is glossy, while the rest is matte.
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Gold may capitalize on the dollar's weakness if trade tensions put the currency under additional downward pressure. The U.S. currency was 0.37 percent weaker than the 111.4 handle seen at the end of Friday trade in NY .
But Mourinho's hopes were dashed after he was was told the Uruguayan global has agreed a new deal with Atletico Madrid . The newspaper also claimed United have contacted Atletico, with Mourinho determined to bring in one more signing.
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According to CNET , Samsung has published the pre-order announcement for the Galaxy Note 9 on its website , ahead of the launch. Samsung's boss DJ Koh himself can't wait for the Galaxy Note 9 to be released, and has been seen in public using the new device.
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Indonesia Invites North Korea's Kim Jong-un to Asian Games
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