Blues offered top class defender in Real Madrid bid.
Real Madrid could offer Chelsea the chance to sign Raphael Varane as part of a deal for Thibaut Courtois to move to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, according to CaughtOffside.
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The Spanish giants are looking for an alternative to Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, with Carlo Ancelotti keen to sign a top class replacement for the struggling Iker Casillas.
Having been at fault for the first goal in the 4-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid this weekend, Casillas’ future is in doubt once again and Courtois looks a better option.
The Belgian shot-stopper has been superb for Chelsea this season, and it seems unlikely that the Blues would let him go too easily, though Jose Mourinho is a known admirer of Varane.