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Thibaut Courtois offers himself to Real Madrid: Chelsea star wants move - report

Thibaut Courtois offers himself to Real Madrid: Chelsea star wants move - report

Tottenham make the daunting trip to the Santiago Bernabeu for a showdown with the Champions League holders in Group H on Tuesday.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane and president Florentino Perez met to discuss a number of players that Los Blancos will look to sign in the summer, according to the Express.

Real Madrid when he was signed to replace Rafa Benitez, in early 2016, we would have been likely to laugh.

But Odriozola has aimed to play down that speculation, insisting he is happy to continue at the Basque club. "They've proved that and, honestly, I have a weakness for Zinedine Zidane, as a footballer and now".

Thibaut Courtois offers himself to Real Madrid: Chelsea star wants move - report

The manager also spoke about his time with Marcelo Bielsa and his path through LaLiga with Espanyol, a club where he spent three formative years as he put himself in a position along with the elite up-and-coming managers at the time.

"He is a great player, the best player and it only takes him a moment to be decisive - he has shown this ability over a long period of time, and that's why he is the best".

The final area of concern is defence and Real Sociedad right back Alvaro Odriozola is being targeted as a potential backup for Dani Carvajal.

Bale is currently nursing a calf issue while Benzema has a hamstring injury, joining Keylor Navas (Achilles), Marcelo (Thigh) and Mateo Kovacic (partial abductor tear) on the treatment table.