The father of Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois expects Barcelona to sign Borussia Monchengladbach keeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Courtois, on-loan with Atletico Madrid, has been linked with Barca as a replacement for the departing Victor Valdes.

"There has never been contact with Barca. The future goalkeeper for them will be, it seems, Ter Stegen, so they've never raised the possibility of signing Thibaut," said Thierry Courtois.

"There's been much talk in the press about it, but the technical director of Barça has chosen another goalie."

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