Report: Conte keen to replace Courtois with Handanovic at Chelsea

Incoming Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is set to shake things up at Stamford Bridge, and a new goalkeeper is believed to be high on his list of priorities.

Current Inter Milan shot stopper Samir Handanovic is, according to The Express, being sounded out as a replaced for Belgian international Thibaut Courtois.


Courtois has recently been linked with a move to Real Madrid, having previously enjoyed a loan spell with cross city rivals Atletico.

Handanovic, meanwhile, is 31-years-old and has been capped 81 times for Slovenia since debuting in 2004.

A two-time Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year, Handanovic could cost in the region of £12 million.

Will I stay at Inter? Who knows, you can never say never in football. I have a contract, but you can never tell.

– Samir Handanovic speaking to Sky Italia

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