Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is keen to commit his future to the club amid interests from Real Madrid, and he is hoping to be rewarded with a new improved contract at the Stamford Bridge.
The 25-year-old has been continuously linked with a move back to Spain with the reports that the newly crowned La Liga champions are planning to sign him this summer should they fail in their bid to acquire the services of Man United keeper David De Gea.
But after the FA Cup final match, Courtois expressed his desire to stay with the Blues and that he will put pen to papers on a new contract only if it comes with a pay-rise.
The Atletico Madrid loanee won the Golden Glove this season as he kept 16 clean sheets in the Premier League to help Chelsea win the league and also helped them reach the FA Cup final where they lost 2-1 to
“Contract talks haven’t opened but I am happy at Chelsea,” said as quoted by Sky Sport via Daily Mail
“I hope they reward me with a good contract, then there will be no doubt I will sign it.”
According to reports, Chelsea may offer Courtois a new contract worth £150,000 per week to ward off any interest from Real Madrid.
Courtois joined Chelsea in 2011 from Belgian side Genk but was sent on loan to Atletico Madrid before returning in 2014 and took the number one spot from Petr Cech.
The Belgian international is contracted to Chelsea till 2019 and has made 108 appearances for them, winning two Premier League titles and a League Cup.