With just two days left to sign a replacement, Chelsea must act fast and they have made a quick, significant move for a new number one.
Well, don't fear, Chelsea fans, for the signings of Mateo Kovacic and Kepa Arrizabalaga were both announced late on Wednesday evening, as well as Thibaut Courtois' departure to Real Madrid.
According to The Guardian, the Blues have agreed to trigger the £71.6m release clause written into the Spaniard's contract and this would make him the most-expensive goalkeeper in history, surpassing the £67m Liverpool paid for Alisson earlier this summer.
The Belgian is set to be involved in an interesting fight for the gloves with Keylor Navas, Kiko Casilla, Andriy Lunin and Luca Zidane, and read a short speech in Spanish before addressing the media.
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Real Madrid have confirmed that Courtois will undergo a medical on Thursday morning, before signing a six-year deal and being presented at 1pm local time.
"His long-term contract reflects the belief we have in him and we look ahead to the coming seasons with an enormous sense of optimism".
The influence of one former Real Madrid goalkeeper also played a big part in shaping Courtois as a youngster and he is now proud to be following in that man's footsteps.
But, in freaky circumstances, Chelsea did not include a clause in the Kovacic contract which would enable them to make the deal a permanent one if the Croatian global impresses in the Premier League. Everything, all the titles the club has won, all the players at the club, the city, the English Premier League. The Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri declined to discuss Courtois or Kepa after his side's final pre-season friendly on Tuesday night, against Lyon at Stamford Bridge.