Thibaut Courtois has been linked strongly with a move to Real Madrid, and with reports claiming he has refused to sign a new contract, with his current deal expiring in the summer of 2019.
The Belgian has now admitted that he’s close to agreeing a new deal with the club despite all the rumours.
Courtois told the London Evening Standard: “It has just turned the new year, so we will wait a few weeks and then sit around the table.
“I’m happy at Chelsea and a deal is close. Has it been a distraction? Not for me.
“I’m just calm and relaxed because I’m tied to Chelsea. Despite the rumours and everything, I am focused on Chelsea and I’m happy here.”