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Thibaut Courtois

23-Year-Old Goalkeeper     Chelsea  Premier


Belgium

Birthdate:  May 11, 1992    Birthplace:  Bree, Belgium    Nationality:  Belgium    Height:  6' 6"    Weight:  183 lbs    

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Courtois solidified his status as the dominant goalkeeper at Chelsea this season, as he led the club to the top defensive record in the Premier League and kept an impressive 17 clean sheets.

The Belgian emerged as a big-game player, with wins over Arsenal, Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool, and he limited fellow 'keeper Petr Cech to just 10 appearances on the season. Courtois' future lies at Chelsea, where he is firmly entrenched as the No. 1 with Cech reportedly on his way out.

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Thibaut Courtois: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

April 29, 2015

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Courtois (hip) is available off the bench for Wednesday's game against Leicester City.

Courtois was apparently unable to recover in time from his small hip ailment, leaving Petr Cech to start in his place.

April 27, 2015

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Courtois was only forced to make one save en route to a clean sheet in Chelsea's goalless draw at Arsenal on Sunday.

The Belgian has been exceptional in his first full season with the Blues and now has 16 clean sheets in all competitions on the season, including three straight in the Premier League. Courtois will look to make it four straight shutouts agaisnt Leicester City on Wednesday.

April 19, 2015

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Courtois made two saves to grab his 10th clean sheet of the season during Saturday's 1-0 win over Manchester United.

Courtois has now posted back-to-back shutouts, though he still only has four in 2015. Up next is a very tough trip to face Arsenal at the Emirates, though a win by the Blues would all but clinch the Premier League title.

April 13, 2015

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Courtois made four saves in Chelsea's 1-0 win over QPR on Sunday.

The shutout was Courtois' ninth this season, though only his third in 2015. Up next is a very tough home match against Manchester United.

February 21, 2015

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Courtois made four saves but allowed one goal during Chelsea's draw with Burnley on Saturday.

Chelsea were badly exposed on a corner that was headed home by Ben Mee, in which Courtois had no chance to make the save. It occurred after midfielder Nemanja Matic was sent off, with the header coming in the area he usually occupies. Courtois continues to be considered one of the best keepers in the Prem, though he hasn't had a clean sheet since blanking West Ham on Boxing Day. Chelsea are off in Gameweek 27, so fantasy owners will have to make adjustments while the Blues face off against Spurs in the Capital One Cup final.

February 11, 2015

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Courtois is available off the bench for Wednesday's match against Everton.

Petr Cech will get the start in his absence.

February 7, 2015

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Courtois made zero saves and was beaten for one goal during Chelsea's 2-1 win over Aston Villa on Saturday.

Villa came into the game without a goal in their last six matches, but a perfect cross from Carles Gil was headed home by Jores Okore, with Courtois unable to even come close to stopping it. While he is widely considered an excellent fantasy option, Courtois hasn't had a clean sheet in Premier League play since Boxing Day.