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Chelsea turn attention to Gianluigi Buffon ‘successor’ amid doubts over Thibaut Courtois

  • Mar 13, 10:51

Chelsea are readying themselves for a scenario in which their star number one Thibaut Courtois leaves Stamford Bridge this summer, amid reports from Real Madrid, and have targeted AC Milan’s Gianluigi Donnarumma – according to Corriere dello Sport via talkSPORT.

The 19-year old Italian almost left AC Milan last summer after a supposed fall out with the club but made a dramatic u-turn to sign an improved contract – but with the Italians struggling to achieve European qualification this season it could open the door for clubs like Chelsea to tempt away Donnarumma.

Chelsea are cautious over Courtois but may have their hand forced to sell if he fails to agree a new contract, with his current deal expiring in the summer of 2019.

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