After UEFA waived a fee that Atletico Madrid were to pay the Blues, if the two clubs face each other in the Champions League, Thibaut Courtois has expressed his relief. UEFA cleared him to play against his parent club Chelsea, in the semi-finals of the Champions League last week.
Courtois' fine form is a key part of why Atletico qualified for the Champions League last four since 1974. “I’m very relieved. That we’ve drawn Chelsea is special because even though I’m at Atletico, Chelsea are my club,” the 21-year-old Belgian goalkeeper told Uefa.com. This means he will man the posts in the two legs of the encounter. Who will come out tops?
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