Courtois will miss Real Madrid match against Atletico Madrid in UEFA Super Cup

Courtois will miss Real Madrid match against Atletico Madrid in UEFA Super Cup

- Thibaut Courtois might miss UEFA Super Cup match against Atletico Madrid

- The 26-year-old made a big summer move from Chelsea to Real Madrid

- The Belgian shot-stopper was reportedly not registered in time for the clash

Newly-signed goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will reportedly miss Real Madrid's UEFA Super Cup clash against Atletico Madrid because he has not been registered.

The Belgium international was expected to make his debut for his new club following his £35million switch from Chelsea to the Bernabeu.

However, it appears the 26-year-old will have to wait for his Real Madrid debut when the La Liga resumes on Sunday.

Spanish news media outlet Cadena COPE claim the Champions League winners failed to register Courtois with UEFA, so he will have to watch the game against his former club from the sidelines in Tallinn.

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Courtois trained with his new team-mates at the Lillekuela Stadium on Tuesday night ahead of the game with his former club.

However, Costa Rican goalie Keylor Navas will start between the sticks against their rivals as Courtois waits in the wings.

But Courtois will be line to make his debut in Sunday's La Liga clash against Getafe at the Bernabeu.

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported Thibaut Courtois has been called a "rat" by furious Atletico fans, as his plaque outside the Wanda Metropolitano was vandalised on Saturday.

Security guards at Atleti's ground were forced to step-in and prevent further damage to the sign following 1-0 defeat to Inter Milan in a friendly.

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Source: Naija.ng

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