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Thibaut Courtois

22-Year-Old Goalkeeper     Chelsea  Premier


Belgium

STATUS:  Game-Time Decision   INJURY:  Groin    EST. RETURN:  12/22/2014
Birthdate:  May 11, 1992    Birthplace:  Bree, Belgium
Nationality:  Belgium    Height:  6' 6"    Weight:  183 lbs    

December 19, 2014    Thibaut Courtois News

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Manager Jose Mourinho said Friday that Courtois (groin) may be able to return Monday to face Stoke City. "I think so, I can't confirmed 100 percent but I think so."

If Courtois is unable to go, Petr Cech will start again in his place.

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

December 15, 2014

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Courtois, who is currently out of action with a muscle issue, became the first football player to earn the Belgian Sportsman of he Year award, reports the Daily Mail.

Courtois has been the starter for Chelsea this season, putting together five clean sheets to help Chelsea take over the top of the standings. He is currently injured with no return date known.

December 12, 2014

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Manager Jose Mourinho confirmed Friday that Courtois will not play Saturday against Hull City after picking up a minor muscular injury in training.

Petr Cech will get his first Premier League start of the season in place of Courtois.

December 4, 2014

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Courtois needed to make only two saves during Chelsea's 3-0 win over Tottenham, his four consecutive clean sheet in all competitions.

Courtois hasn't allowed a league goal since Nov. 8 against Liverpool, while also adding in a shutout of Schalke in the Champions League. The Chelsea defense is playing very well right now and looks primed to continue the streak Saturday against Newcastle, though defensive midfielder Nemanja Matic, who has arguably been Chelsea's best player this season, will miss out with a yellow-card accumulation ban.

November 30, 2014

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Courtois made three saves during Chelsea's scoreless draw with Sunderland on Saturday, his third consecutive clean sheet in all competitions.

The competition hasn't been terribly strong in Premier League play, as he's blanked West Brom and Sunderland in back-to-back league matches, but the Chelsea defense has greatly improved of late, and they could keep it going Wednesday against Spurs.

November 23, 2014

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Courtois needed to make just one save to record his third clean sheet of the season during Chelsea's 2-0 win over West Brom on Saturday.

While the defensive effort was solid Saturday, Chelsea have been fairly leaky this season, which has kept Courtois from posting more clean sheets. That being said, he's allowed just one goal in six other matches this season, giving him a boost in fantasy formats that credit points for the lone scores.

October 18, 2014

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Courtois made three saves but gave up a goal in the 90th minute of Chelsea's 2-1 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Courtois has only recorded two clean sheets this season, though he was headed for a third before suffering a concussion against Arsenal on Oct. 5. He remains the top Chelsea keeper, though he'll have a tough job facing Manchester United at Old Trafford on Oct. 26 after a much easier Champions League tie against Maribor on Tuesday.

October 7, 2014

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Courtois has been deemed fit for international duty after suffering a concussion last Sunday against Arsenal, ESPN FC reports.

Courtois had to be removed against Arsenal before the half-hour mark after colliding with Alexis Sanchez. He was replaced by Petr Cech, but if he can play over the international break, he should be able to start for Chelsea on Oct. 18 against Crystal Palace.