Courtois, with discomfort in the psoas, returns to Madrid

Thibaut Courtois (28 years old) has left the concentration of Belgium due to muscular problems. This is only a minor problem in the psoas, but both he and Madrid and Roberto Martínez have preferred not to take risks and that he is in Valdebebas recovering and resting. He is therefore expected to arrive against Cádiz on October 18.

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Although the first impression could worry Zidane, the optimism with the evolution of the Belgian reassures him at a delicate moment due to Lunin's situation, not available for now. The Ukrainian goalkeeper tested positive for coronavirus Tuesday and negative this Thursday, therefore, while the results of a third test are known, it must be save quarantine and don't play.

Second window in a row in which Courtois returns to Madrid

Courtois traveled to Belgium earlier this week with some discomfort in the area. There, as is usual with injuries and hits, he had been summoned by Roberto Martínez. For the technician it is very important, given the distance between the selection windows, see their internationals and keep in touch with each other. When carrying out the pertinent tests and observing what happened in the psoas, it was decided not to risk and the madridista has returned.


Something similar happened in the September break. Then, in the middle of Madrid's preseason, Courtois traveled to Tubize to do the reverse a few days later. He had agreed with Martínez that they would proceed like this so that the goalkeeper could prepare with Zidane and his teammates at Real Madrid City. Now he will repeat thinking about Cádiz.