Chelsea keeper Courtois expects Atletico Madrid return

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois expects to return to Atletico Madrid next season.

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois expects to return to Atletico Madrid next season.

Neither Chelsea or Atletico have confirmed a deal has been struck but the Belgian said today he will be heading back to Spain.

He was quoted by media in Spain and Belgium as saying at a national team press conference in Kortrijk: "I've chosen to stay at Atletico.

"I have to continue playing and at Chelsea there's (Petr) Cech who has always been a great goalkeeper.

"At Atletico I'm sure I can play and I can continue to be the first-choice keeper of the Red Devils (Belgium).

"In the course of the season, we will see if I return to London."

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