Chelsea sign goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga for world-record £71m fee

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REAL MADRID Modric Kovacic will be"very happy at Real Madrid says boss Getty Images

The Spain global, 23, has signed a seven-year contract at Stamford Bridge and joins the Blues for £71m - a world record fee for a keeper.

However, speculation over that transfer has cooled in recent weeks and it appears the 27-year-old will begin his seventh season with Chelsea when their Premier League campaign starts at Huddersfield Town this weekend.

Mateo Kovacic is set to join Chelsea on loan after admitting his unhappiness at Real Madrid.

As per one of the latest reports by Sky Sports, Real Madrid's midfielder Mateo Kovacic is due to undergo medical today to finalise his loan move to Chelsea.

"It's a very important decision for me, for my career, and also for my personal life", Kepa, who has penned a seven-year contract, said.

Eden Hazard has hinted he is keen to leave Chelsea this summer as he eyes up a move to Real Madrid, but Blues officials have told Yahoo Sport that they will not entertain any offers for their number 10.

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Since joining, Navas has won three Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup trophies, two UEFA Super Cups, a LaLiga and Supercopa de Espana title.

"It's an accumulation of things, and I am very glad Chelsea has chose to trust me and to take me in as well".

The fee is a world record for a goalkeeper, surpassing the £65m paid by Liverpool to Roma for Brazil goalkeeper Alisson Becker last month.

Real Madrid announced in its statement Courtois will sign a six-year contract, and the club will present him to its fans Thursday at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

"Athletic thanks the player for his contribution during his time in our Club".

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