Kepa is expected to train with his new Chelsea teammates for the first time on Thursday and could even make his debut in the club's opening Premier League fixture against Huddersfield Town on Saturday. "Subject to the completion of the deal Mateo Kovacic will join the Blues on a season-long loan", said the club's website.
Chelsea's imminent world-record deal for Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has paved the way for his exit, allowing him to move for a reported £35million as Croatia midfielder Kovacic heads the other way.
The report claims that the Blues are interested in bringing the 25-year-old World Cup victor to Stamford Bridge as Maurizio Sarri is willing to give him a central role at Chelsea.
Kovacic, who was part of the Croatia squad that made a surprise run to the World Cup final in Russian Federation this summer, arrives at Stamford Bridge hoping for more regular first-team opportunities after three years spent on the fringes of Madrid's starting XI.
Courtois has been at the west London club since 2011, and wrested the No. 1 jersey from club favourite Petr Cech after shining during a loan spell with Atletico Madrid as a youngster.
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