Belgian star tells Courtois: Don't go back to Chelsea

Thibaut Coutois

Atletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld believes going back to Chelsea is the wrong move for his teammate.

Toby Alderweireld believes Thibaut Courtois should abandon any plans he has to return to parent club Chelsea at the end of the season.

He told SkySports: "He does not want to sit on the bench for eight games then play for one,"

"He is very smart and I think it would be a good choice for him to maybe stay with Atletico, or go to another club where he will be number one.

"He is good with the ball, he is good with his feet and he is great on his line. I don't think he has a weak point and I think he can be the best keeper in the world.

"I see him in training every day and I see him in games and I doubt there are any keepers better than him." 

He is the second Belgian international to advise a colleague his future lies away from Stamford Bridge in successive days, remarkably following Eden Hazard who tipped teammate Kevin de Bruyne to move on for the sake of his international career.

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