RUMOURS: Real Madrid in negotiations to sign Courtois

The Belgian stopper has enjoyed a return to form this season and now the Spanish giants are looking to lure him away from Antonio Conte’s team

Real Madrid are in negotiations to sign Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, according to Madrid-based radio station Radio Onda Cero.

The Belgium international has been part of Antonio Conte’s table-topping Chelsea team and has turned in some fine performances, which has attracted interested from Spain.

Real Madrid failed to sign Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea in 2015 meaning Keylor Navas took the number one position, but the club have continued searching for a long-term replacement.

Now Los Blancos are attempting to bring 24-year-old Courtois back to the city he previously spent time in with Real’s rivals Atletico, a spell in which he won several trophies, including a La Liga and Europa League.