Thibaut Courtois signs new Real Madrid contract

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Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has put pen to paper for a contract extension at the Santiago Bernabeu on Monday.

The goalkeeper signed a new 6-year deal which will keep him at the Bernabeu till 2026.

The Belgian who had his 100th La Liga appearance for Real Madrid in the weekend’s 4-1 win over Alavws states that having the opportunity to play for the team and win trophies.

“This is going to be my fourth season at the club of my dreams, It’s an honour to have the opportunity to play for all these trophies. Personally, I hope to maintain and surpass the level I reached last season. This extension is a reward for my efforts over the past year. It encourages me to work even harder and give my all to the best club in the world.” Courtois said.

Courtois arrived at Real Madrid in 2018 for £35 million from Chelsea

The 29-year-old has one La Liga title, Supercopa Espana, and FIFA Club World Cup with Real Madrid and he was a part of the Belgian national team which failed to replicate their 2018 FIFA World Cup performance at the Euro 2020 this summer.

Real Madrid has lost Raphael Varane to Manchester United who was unveiled before the team’s 5-1 win against Leeds United in their opening game of the season.

Sergio Ramos was also part of the players who exited the Santiago Bernabeu as he joined the Paris Saint-Germain in the French Ligue 1.

However, the team was available to secure the services of David Alaba from Bayern Munich who was signed on a free transfer.

The Austrian made his Real Madrid debut in the 4-1 defeat of Alaves. The Los Blancos are also linked with Kylian Mbappe who was reported to be bent on leaving the Parc De Princes this summer.

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