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Wilmots accidentally leaks that Courtois returning to Chelsea


Rio de Janeiro: Belgium’s coach Marc Wilmots accidentally leaked during a private conversation that goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will return to Chelsea.

Wilmots was talking to former Liverpool manager and Frenchman Gerard Houllier, who was commentating on the World Cup matches, reports EFE. Wilmots told Houllier that “Courtois is going to Chelsea”, but both of them did not realise that Belgian RTBF channel camera was around them and had picked up the conversation.

What was a personal conversation took place in Maracana stadium after Belgium’s last minute 1-0 win over Russia.

Houllier went on and asked “What will happen to (Petr) Cech, will they sell him” referring to Chelsea’s goalkeeper. Wilmots said it was possible.