Chelsea should call back Courtois

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Would Chelsea be making a mistake by not putting him first?

Date: 4th April 2014 at 6:33pm
Written by Ollie Bishop

Chelsea are a club bathed in goalkeeping riches. In Petr Cech they have arguably the best keeper in the Premier League, and Thibaut Courtois the best young stopper on the planet. In the hands of these two the West Londoners effectively have the number 1 jersey filled for the next 15 years or so. Things are rosy between the sticks at Stamford Bridge surely? When it comes to goalkeepers it is never as simple as an outfield position; one player is afforded opportunity for the majority of the season whilst another is landed a handful of domestic cup competitions. The usual set-up is to have an established keeper at number 1 and either an experienced head or rising young star as your back up. At the moment Chelsea have the ever-reliable Mark Schwarzer waiting in the wings for his opportunity, a clear hierarchy that both the Australian and Cech are willing to accept. An issue arises though when two keepers have ... Read More


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