Thibaut Courtois is a Belgium professional footballer who plays for English club Chelsea and the Belgium national team as a goalkeeper. Mere 22-year-old Belgium international is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the world and he won the 2012–13 and 2013–14 Ricardo Zamora Trophies while on loan at Atletico Madrid. He has earned over 20 caps and played for Belgium at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
In July 2011 Courtois joined Premier League club Chelsea for an undisclosed fee, signing a five-year deal. But Within weeks of joining Chelsea, Courtois was sent on a loan to Atletico Madrid for three long seasons.
It was in June 2014 when Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho confirmed that Courtois would return to Chelsea for the upcoming season. On 18 August, Mourinho announced that Courtois would start the Premier League opener against Burnley in place of Petr Cech. In Recent news posted by Telegraph confirms that he has signed new 5-yrs contract with chealsea.
A statement on chelseafc.com read: “Chelsea Football Club is pleased to announce Thibaut Courtois has today signed a new five-year contract.”
Courtois added: “I’m very happy with this new deal, it’s really nice to have signed this new contract for five years.
My future was already sorted but it’s nice to know I’m going to be here for another five years and now I can just concentrate on playing games.”