Thibaut Courtois signs a new contract with Real Madrid until 2026 less than 48 hours after the Belgian goalkeeper made his 100th LaLiga appearance
- Thibaut Courtois has signed a new contract with Real Madrid until 2026
- Courtois made his 100th LaLiga appearance for Real as they beat Alaves 4-1
- Belgian goalkeeper was part of the Real side that won the LaLiga title in 2020
Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has signed a new contract that will run until 2026.
Courtois, who joined from Chelsea in 2018, made his 100th LaLiga appearance for Real in their season opener against Alaves, with his side winning 4-1.
A statement on Real’s official website read: ‘Thibaut signed his contract renewal at Real Madrid City, accompanied by President Florentino Perez.
Thibaut Courtois has signed a new contract with Real Madrid that will run until June 30, 2026
Courtois was accompanied by Real’s president Florentino Perez as he signed his contract
‘The goalkeeper remains linked to our club until June 30, 2026. After signing, he received a shirt with his name and the number 2026 as the number.’
Courtois, 29, had three years remaining on his previous contract with Real.
In the 2019-20 season he won the Zamora Trophy for the best goalkeeper in LaLiga having conceded just 20 goals in 34 games.
Courtois helped Real to win the title in the 2019-20 season and has made 100 LaLiga appearances for the club
The goalkeeper is eager to help Real regain the LaLiga title under new boss Carlo Ancelotti
Real won LaLiga and the Supercopa de Espana in 2019-20, with Courtois having also lifted the Club World Cup in 2018.
This summer Courtois featured for Belgium at Euro 2020 as they reached the quarter-finals and he has now represented his country on 89 occasions.
Courtois will be eager to help Carlo Ancelotti’s side regain the LaLiga title this season after rivals Atletico finished two points above them last campaign.
Having started out at Genk, Courtois joined Chelsea in 2011 and spent three seasons on loan at Atletico Madrid, which included winning the LaLiga title.
Courtois returned to Chelsea and proceeded to play 154 times for the Blues, winning two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and the League Cup.