Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has admitted his admiration for Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.

Courtois is on-loan at Atletico from Chelsea and being linked with Barca as a replacement for Victor Valdes.

"He's a great goalie and I like him. I met him once at a restaurant in Madrid and we got along well," said Rosell.

"But (sports chief Andoni) Zubizarreta will make this decision."

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