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Chelsea keeper Courtois already thinking of extending Atletico Madrid stay

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is prepared to stay with Atletico Madrid long-term.

The 20-year-old says he is happy to stay beyond this season's loan if Petr Cech proves unmovable in the Chelsea first-team.

"I know the club, the players and the coaching staff, and my Spanish is better," Courtois told El Mundo Deportivo.

"The first few months were tough and then I adapted well. I wanted to stay here another year. Chelsea knew that. I had no doubt in my mind, I was completely clear and very happy that is all came through as I wanted.

"It could be that Atletico ask me to stay another year. I am very happy here and if I stay for one, two or ten more years I will be very happy. I don't know what will happen."

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