Chelsea want to loan Courtois to Premier League rival

Chelsea are ready to take Thibaut Courtois away from Atletico Madrid.

Atletico have held talks with Chelsea about extending the Belgium goalkeeper's loan into a third season.

But it's understood Chelsea intend to recall him for preseason training ahead of loaning the youngster to a Premier League rival to continue his development.

Chelsea are grooming Courtois as Petr Cech's long-term successor, though are in a bind with the Belgian outstanding for Atletico this season while their Czech Republic No1 shows no signs of slowing down.

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