Chelsea set to announce first-choice keeper amidst heavy speculation

Chelsea, as well as Jose Mourinho, has remained quiet over the goalkeeping situation at the club, but it looks as though Thibaut Courtois is set to beat Petr Cech to the number one spot, Express reports.

With Chelsea playing their opening day fixture on Monday, the selection looks to have finally been made after months of speculation on who will be the first choice keeper at Stamford bridge.

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Courtois, who returned from a La Liga winning run with while on loan at Atletico Madrid, was tipped to succeed Cech hence his call back to England.

The 32-year-old star, who spent 10 years in the side, could be on his way out after revealing earlier that he would not serve as a back up.

Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, as well as Monaco are currently monitoring his situation and if the final team selection is made with the 22-year-old Belgium international getting the nod, the European trio will sure be preparing offers.