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Chelsea paid Kepa Arrizabalaga release clause

Chelsea paid Kepa Arrizabalaga release clause

Chelsea paid Kepa Arrizabalaga release clause

Chelsea paid Kepa Arrizabalaga release clause

Courtois has indicated earlier he wants to leave the club in other to catch up with his family in Spain, courtois is expected to complete his transfer to real madrid on Thursday and that paves the way for the young athletic Bilbao goalkeeper to switch to Stamford bridge.

Athletic Bilbao has announced that the amount claimed (80 million euros) for its young Basque goalkeeper has been paid by the Blues.

With less than 48 hours from the closing of the transfer window in England, Chelsea had to face a case of force majeure concerning the position of goalkeeper. With the inclinations of Thibaut Courtois who wants to join more than all Real Madrid, the leaders of the Blues have set their sights on Kepa Arrizabalaga, the porter of Athletic Bilbao.

He becomes the most expensive guardian in history

At 23, the young goalkeeper will leave his training club to join the Blues. The Basque club announced on Wednesday that the liberty clause of the Spanish international has been officially lifted. The latter still amounts to 80 million euros which makes Kepa to this day the most expensive goalkeeper in history, ahead of Alison Becker, transferred to Liverpool this summer.

Regarding the terms of the transfer, it is the lawyers / representatives of Kepa who paid the amount claimed by the Basque club with obviously the agreement of Chelsea who will refund this amount in the next hours. From now on, we are waiting for the formalization of the London club.

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