Chelsea transfer latest: Romelu Lukaku and Thibaut Courtois drop hints they are staying at Stamford Bridge
Young pair drop huge hints on social media
Friday 18 July 2014
Chelsea pair Romelu Lukaku and Thibaut Courtois may have ended speculation regarding their futures after each dropped big hints on social media.
Lukaku has been the subject of transfer interest all summer after an impressive season on loan at Everton last year.
The 21-year-old scored 15 Premier League goals for Roberto Martinez's team, as they mounted a charge for the fourth Champions League spot.
With the arrival of Diego Costa at Stamford Bridge Lukaku is unlikely to get the first team football he so clearly craves.
Earlier this summer he said he wanted to play: "where the most ambition is and where is the best place for me to do develop as a young player".
He has been linked with a number of clubs with Everton and Atletico Madrid seeming the most likley destinations.
However, he has now changed his Twitter bio to say he is a player for Chelsea FC - it previously had no mention of the club.
Belgian team-mate Thibaut Courtois also added Chelsea to his Twitter bio and thanked Atletico and their fans for the last three years.
It is unclear whether Courtois will replace long-serving Petr Cech in the Chelsea goal, or if he will have to play a reserve role in the cup competitions.
Courtois had also been mooted to make a return to Atletico Madrid, where he has played on loan for the last three seasons. Thibaut Courtois thanked Atletico Madrid and their fans
"Thanks to Atletico Madrid and all his fans for these three beautiful years," was the message posted on his official Facebook page.
Ryan Bertrand, who is being linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge, has removed all mention of the club on his social media accounts.
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