Chelsea set to fine Thibaut Courtois £200,000 for missing training

Chelsea set to fine Thibaut Courtois £200,000 for missing training

- Chelsea have line up a £200,000 fine for Thbiaut Courtois

- The Belgian shot-stopper has not returned to training

- The Blues are looking to make a move for Jan Oblak

Chelsea are set to fine Thibaut Courtois £200,000 after the goalkeeper failed to return to pre-season training this week, Daily Mail reports.

The Belgian was due to return to Cobham on Monday after an extended World Cup holiday but failed to turn up in a desperate bid to force a move away from Stamford Bridge.

The fine consists of two-weeks wages for Courtois who is thought to be on a £100,000 per week deal.

The Blues have opened disciplinary procedures against their number one who remains in Belgium having also failed to turn up on Tuesday morning.

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The 26-year-old is hoping to force through a move to Real Madrid but Chelsea will not the let the shot-stopper leave for less than £45million.

Courtois has just 12-months to run on his current deal at Stamford Bridge and Chelsea may have to compromise on a fee or risk losing a prized asset on a free transfer next summer.

New manager Maurizio Sarri is also keen on having a replacement lined up before Thursday's 5pm deadline.

Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak has been targeted as a replacement, with the Blues even tempted to break the world record fee for a goalkeeper by triggering the stopper's £89million release clause.

Courtois has said he wants to join his family in the Spanish capital, where he featured before replacing Petr Cech as No 1 at Stamford Bridge.

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He spent three seasons on loan at Atletico after joining Chelsea back in 2011, winning a La Liga title and the Europa League, before finishing runners-up in the Champions League in 2014.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Chelsea are set to trigger the £89million release clause of Atletico Madrid's shot-stopper Jan Oblak's in order to replace Thibaut Courtois before the start of the season.

The Belgian goalkeeper failed to turn up for training on Monday and has told the club he wants to move to Real Madrid.

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Source: Naija.ng

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