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Higher than David de Gea, Ederson and Alisson? Actual Madrid’s Thibaut Courtois is world’s greatest goalkeeper, says Belgium boss Roberto Martinez


Belgium supervisor Roberto Martinez has dubbed Thibaut Courtois the perfect goalkeeper on this planet.

The 27-year-old has struggled for type since finishing a £31million transfer to Actual Madrid from Chelsea final summer time.

Thibaut Courtois was dropped to the bench on Saturday
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And he was dropped from the beginning XI for Saturday’s 2-1 win over Alaves, with supervisor Zinedine Zidane opting to play Paris Saint-Germain loanee Alphonse Areola.

Martinez can be hoping Courtois regains his beginning place and type in time for Euro 2020.

The Spaniard mentioned: “Thibaut is for me the perfect goalkeeper on this planet, as he confirmed on the [2018] World Cup.

“From there, he’s the perfect particular person for me to defend Actual Madrid’s purpose.

“It has been a tough interval, however I believe that the chance to return with the nationwide staff has helped him to regain the great emotions, in the identical manner that we hope that the successes he has at Actual Madrid will help us within the Euros.”


Objectives from Sergio Ramos and Dani Carvajal noticed Actual Madrid go three factors away from Barcelona, who journey to LaLiga title rivals Atletico Madrid on Sunday evening.

Courtois has not been the one huge identify to be dropped by Zidane this season.

Gareth Bale was not noted of the squad which drew 2-2 with Membership Brugge within the Champions League in October.



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