Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois tells Maurizio Sarri he wants to leave

Guardiola quote

Reports claimed Chelsea always wanted to keep the winger at Stamford Bridge but the player himself was understood to be keen on a move.

And it is understood the Blues do not know when the 26-year-old Belgium worldwide will return.

Willian looks set to stay at Chelsea despite being heavily linked with Barcelona and Manchester United this summer.

Meanwhile Willian said: "I'm a Chelsea player".

Chelsea lost the Community Shield 2-0 to Man City on Sunday, with numerous Blues' side looking out of sorts.

"The only club I knew that really made an official offer for me was Barcelona".

"If Courtois says the same to me, [then] I have to speak with my club, of course, because I want only players with a very high level of motivation".

The new deal would see Hazard become one of the best paid players in the Premier League.

More news: Alisson to debut for Liverpool against Napoli

Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante returned to Chelsea training on Monday but there was no sign of wantaway goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.

Willian replaced Callum Hudson-Odoi for the final 30 minutes of Sunday's 2-0 Community Shield defeat to Man City. Obviously we have a new manager now, he's got a new philosophy and we're looking good in training.

Well, we know where he stands now.

"I can not say much, I am not thinking about that, I am calm and becoming anxious would not help".

We didn't talk about this, the Italian said when asked about the playmaker's future. "Everybody has the opportunity, you just have to show him character, physical quality, technical quality, so since the first day I'm trying to do that".

Moving to The Mirror it is reported that West Ham are hoping Luka Modric can aid them in their pursuit of Danny Drinkwater.

And the Brazil global has insisted that he is happy to stay at the west London side and battle for a starting spot next season.

Related News:

  • Iran urges enhanced co-op with Russia, China, neighbors

    Iran urges enhanced co-op with Russia, China, neighbors

    The controversial move was preceded by a deadly crush of Hajj pilgrims in September 2015, which killed more than 460 Iranians. US President Donald Trump announced in May Washington's withdrawal from a landmark multinational nuclear deal with Iran.
    Donald Trump Has No Idea How to Buy Groceries

    Donald Trump Has No Idea How to Buy Groceries

    Representative Ron DeSantis' campaign for governor, said he could tame his raucous presidential style if he wanted. Clearly that was a misspeak, but Democrats say it shows how out of touch the president is with real Americans.
    Willian Fails To Report To Chelsea Training

    Willian Fails To Report To Chelsea Training

    And in an exclusive interview with The Sun , the Belgian's agent Christophe Henrotay made clear in no uncertain terms that Courtois has his heart set on a move back to Madrid.
  • Man City will only make move for ‘special talent’ -Guardiola

    Man City will only make move for ‘special talent’ -Guardiola

    Maybe it was a bit late to announce that but if you don't want to come, don't come. "England is going to discover an exceptional holding midfielder".
    Bank of England raises Bank Rate to 0.75%

    Bank of England raises Bank Rate to 0.75%

    The Royal Bank of Scotland , NatWest and Ulster Bank North base rate has also increased from 0.5 per cent to 0.75 per cent. Repo rate is the rate at which the RBI lends money to commercial banks in the event of any shortfall of funds.
    United States  says Russian Federation  still carrying out 'pervasive' election meddling

    United States says Russian Federation still carrying out 'pervasive' election meddling

    President Donald Trump was strongly criticised last month for not condemning alleged Russian actions, while he was in Helsinki. Meddle or not, though, Russian Federation isn't thrilled by how it all turned out, the US President told the rally.
  • Iran sets currency rescue ahead of reimposed sanctions

    Iran sets currency rescue ahead of reimposed sanctions

    Instead, Iran hopes to improve relations with Europe, who it hopes will courageous USA sanctions to continue to buy its oil. Both diplomats spoke on condition of anonymity, as they were not authorized to brief the media on ongoing negotiations.
    Turkey retaliates over United States  sanctions

    Turkey retaliates over United States sanctions

    He was held in a Turkish prison for 21 months until he was transferred to house arrest last week. The lira hit a record low of 5.0934 to the dollar, recovering to trade at 5.0605 by 1434 GMT.
    YouTube Is Rolling Out a Dark Mode on Android

    YouTube Is Rolling Out a Dark Mode on Android

    Simply tap on your account icon in the upper right-hand corner, and go to Settings Dark theme , to toggle Dark Theme on or off. Those who totally hate the dark theme's particular shade of gray unfortunately can't opt for a deeper shade of black, though.
  • Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador

    Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador

    Riyadh said Canada's statement about "civil society activists" was negative and unfair to the truth. Canada's government has so far made no public comments on Saudi Arabia's diplomatic measures.
    Ford government scrapping Ontario basic income pilot project

    Ford government scrapping Ontario basic income pilot project

    When pressed on why the program was being cancelled, MacLeod responded only that it was not going to be sustainable. He's one of many who work in the sector across Ontario and feel the same way.
    Google in China: Internet giant 'plans censored search engine'

    Google in China: Internet giant 'plans censored search engine'

    Given the size of its audience, this represents a potential missed opportunity for Google's revenue and brand awareness. The work followed a meeting between Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai and a top Chinese government official.


Most liked

Conor McGregor to Face Nurmagomedov in Main Event at UFC 229
During the press conference, Dana White was asked if he had a main event booked for UFC 229, and White said that he didn't. In the fight, McGregor will be the challenger for the 155-pound title that he relinquished in April due to inactivity.

Bayern rule out Boateng switch for Martial
Manchester United are preparing to make a bid for Maguire before the transfer window closes on Thursday , according to Sky sources.

Steven Seagal named Russian special envoy to US
Long before Seagal and Putin became buds, the dual citizen tried in jest to influence the Russian president's reputation overseas. He called Putin a personal friend and expressed a desire to improve relations between the United States and Russian Federation .

President Changes Story About Trump Tower Meeting
Sekulow said the important thing was that Trump's legal team shared accurate information with the special counsel. Mueller is examining whether Trump obstructed the investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 election.

China says it will retaliate with tariffs on $60B of United States goods
A lot of Republicans in Congress will tell you that they support President Donald Trump but disagree with him about trade. China continues to move forward while for United States farmers, the trade war has represented a major step backwards.

Former Viking Randy Moss inducted into Hall of Fame
Kramer said he knew his request for an $8,000 salary was too low when the immediate response came back, "OK, sign here". The six-time Pro Bowler compiled 15,934 receiving yards and 153 receiving touchdowns on 1,078 career receptions.

USA job growth slows in July, unemployment rate dips
The biggest job gains came in the business and professional services sector, which added 51,000 new jobs during the month. The economy expanded at a 4.1 per cent annual rate in the April-June quarter, the strongest showing in almost four years.

Powerful quake strikes Indonesia, killing at least three people
Video aired by Kompas TV showed patients being evacuated from a hospital in Bali's Tabanan district. The tremble came a week after a magnitude-6.4 quake killed 14 people on the tourist island.

Maurizio Sarri names surprise player as 'very important'
The Italian did, however, say that he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge for long. Chelsea is always a big rival, with Antonio Conte before and with Maurizio too.

Lynchburg residents evacuated as flood waters overtop dam
Recommendations from the investigation called for either rehabilitating the dam or having it completely decommissioned. Speaking from Lynchburg, CBS's Chip Reid warned the eastern American city could be flooded within 7 minutes.

Meghan Markle's Birthday Is Significant To The Queen for a Bittersweet Reason
She told her biographer Andrew Morton that after her engagement to the Prince of Wales: "I cried like a baby to the four walls". A source says they try to see each other at least once a week for tea at her Cambridge apartment with Prince William .

States vow to fight Trump administration on fuel-economy freeze
Jerry Brown said his state "will fight this stupidity in every conceivable way possible". Toyota Motor Corp would save $34 billion and Volkswagen AG $20 billion.

India strips 4 million of citizenship
It was published on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 where names of 1.9 crore people out of the 3.29 crore applicants were incorporated.

Thousands of firefighters struggle to contain giant blazes in California
It's the largest of 18 wildfires burning throughout California. "We had a lot of equipment on it last night", Gonzalez said. The fire burning for 11 days in and around the city of Redding is now 200 square miles (518 square kilometers).

Screenshots: Did Urban lie about knowledge of coach's abuse?
Courtney Smith also provided threatening texts she claims came from her ex-husband, former assistant Zach Smith . Smith was sacked July 23 after reports surfaced that his ex-wife filed an order of protection against him.