Courtois: Real Madrid identify replacement for under-fire keeper
Athletic Bilbao stopper Unai Simón, 22, is reportedly attracting interest from Real Madrid amid criticism of the Belgium international.
Thibaut Courtois made the move to Real Madrid in 2018, but he is already seemingly under pressure in Spain.
Life at the Santiago Bernabéu has not gone according to plan for the former Chelsea goalkeeper.
And Madrid already have their eyes on a potential replacement…
Real Madrid eye Simón as Courtois replacement
Real Madrid have identified Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Unai Simón as a potential replacement for Thibaut Courtois, according to El Desmarque.
Courtois swapped Chelsea for Madrid in 2018, yet the Belgium international has not convinced amid growing criticism in the Spanish capital.
Simon has reportedly attracted interest from Madrid, who would need to pay the 22-year-old's €50million release clause.
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