Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Thibaut Courtois will return in goal for Chelsea’s Premier League trip to West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.
The Belgian was suspended for Chelsea’s 3-0 defeat at Manchester City last weekend following his red card in the 2-2 draw with Swansea City.
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Summer signing Asmir Begovic deputised at the Etihad Stadium and was the Blues’ star performer as he made several fine saves while duelling with Sergio Aguero in the first half.
And while Mourinho was very complementary of the Bosnian’s display at his Friday press conference, he revealed that first-choice Courtois will come straight back into the side.
Mourinho confirms Thibaut Courtois will start on Sunday, adding he was so happy with Asmir Begovic’s performances in goal. #CFC
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 21, 2015
New signings Pedro and Baba Rahman have been registered in time for the visit to The Hawthorns and could feature, but Oscar and Victor Moses are still sidelined by injury.
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