Top 10: Young talents in world football (6)

Published 16 Comments

6. Thibaut Courtois

Football News

You have to be a pretty good goalkeeper to crack the top 10 - keepers don't usually start, let alone reach anywhere close to peak performance level before age 28 - but Courtois is the exception.

That's because he is exceptional. Mid-way through his third year as a starter at Atletico Madrid, reports claim he's returning to Stamford Bridge after the World Cup with Petr Cech in his sights.

Now, Cech is a world-class keeper. But it's testament to his ability that few would be surprised if the Blues opted for the 21-year-old Belgian.


Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again