Kepa to join Chelsea as replacement for Courtois

Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga is set to join Chelsea for 80 million euros (£71.6 million, $92.7 million), according to Spanish media reports on Tuesday. The 23-year-old, who has been capped once by Spain, would be the most expensive goalkeeper in history and the replacement for Belgian Thibaut Courtois, who is expected to leave Stamford Bridge for Real Madrid. Sports daily Marca reported that Chelsea would meet the 80-million-euro release clause in Kepa’s contract, beating the record transfer fee of 75 million euros which Liverpool paid Roma for Brazilian Alisson…

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