Richard Keys claims this goalkeeper will start for Chelsea v Burnley

Burnley FC - Turf Moor

In Chelsea line-up vs Burnley news, renowned pundit Richard Keys alludes to insider knowledge that says Thibaut Courtois will get the nod over Petr Cech.

Belgian international goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 22, has won the battle for the primary shot-stopper's role in Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's line-up in this evening's Turf Moor encounter with Burnley, according to Richard Keys.

Courtois had been vying for a starting role along with established number one Petr Cech, who could well request a transfer should he be relegated to the bench ahead of the closure of the summer transfer window, with Ligue 1 rivals Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco both allegedly interested in the 32-year-old.

"Courtois will start for Chelsea," said Keys, to his 212,000+ followers on Twitter.

At a recent press conference in Cobham on Friday, Mourinho intimated that nobody outside of the club's management had been informed who would be the primary goalkeeper for the season - with both Cech and Courtois also in the dark.

However, with Chelsea's debut game in the 2014-15 Premier League season fast approaching, that may well have changed, with the Telegraph also reporting that "barring any injuries", Blues boss Jose has "granted Courtois his wish".

Cech has a transfermarkt.co.uk valuation of £14.96 million.

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