Lopetegui happy with Madrid keepers amid Courtois links

Thibaut Courtois is said to be a target for Real Madrid this month, but Julen Lopetegui is not entertaining transfer speculation.

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.   -  Getty Images

Julen Lopetegui will not discuss a potential move for Thibaut Courtois as he insists he is happy with Real Madrid's current goalkeepers.

Courtois has long been linked with a switch to Madrid and, with Chelsea not in the Champions League this season, speculation has intensified since his impressive performances at the World Cup with Belgium.

However with the transfer window now in its final month in Spain, Madrid is yet to make a move.

And new head coach Lopetegui is planning to continue working with the keepers already at the club, including first choice Keylor Navas and new signing Andriy Lunin.

"At no time am I going to talk about players who are not at Real Madrid," he said of Courtois following Madrid's International Champions Cup defeat to Manchester United, adding, "I am thrilled with the goalkeepers that I have and I will not talk about players who are not part of this team."

Madrid was beaten 2-1 by United, but new boy Vinicius Jr starred in place of the departed Cristiano Ronaldo.

Eden Hazard, Courtois' Chelsea team-mate, has also been linked with a move to Madrid to replace club great Ronaldo.

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