English Premiership

Courtois happy at Chelsea

2016-05-04 12:34
Thibaut Courtois (Supplied)
Thibaut Courtois (Supplied)

Cape Town - Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois insists that he has no plans to leave Stamford Bridge despite being linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain. 

Courtois, who signed a five-year deal with Chelsea in 2014, made it clear that he has never been in contact with the French giants. 

Furthermore, despite the Blues failing to qualify for the Champions League next season, the Belgium international is admant that he likes enjoys the competition of the Premier League. 

"I have never had any contact with PSG," he told Le Parisien. "I have played a lot against PSG recently - twice last season, again this season in a friendly and twice more in the Champions League this year. They are a good club who win their league easily.

"Me, I like playing in England. Paris is a very good club but I am happy at Chelsea."

While Courtois has committed his future to Chelsea, he expressed disappointment at the side's failure to retain the Premier League title or qualify for Europe’s elite competition next season. 

"I have a contract for three years, so I will say 100 percent," he said. "Rumours affect any club where things are going badly. People think the top players want to leave because they are not in the Champions League.

"Everyone knows it is our fault we will not play in that competition next year. It has happened to Manchester United and to Dortmund, to not play in the Champions League, and it is heartbreaking.

"This year, we have not defended our title well like we needed to. We must regather our forces to return stronger and get back to the Champions League."

 

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