Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has thanked Chelsea fans for their support after he was released from hospital after suffering a head injury in Sunday’s London derby.
The Belgian goalkeeper collided with Alexis Sanchez after 23 minutes of the game at Stamford Bridge. With the Chilean accidentally hitting his head, he [Thibaut Courtois] was replaced by Petr Cech in the first half of match.
The 22-year-old was released from hospital on Sunday night, and took on twitter to thank the fans: “Thanks for all the messages! I’m already feeling better.
“Now I’m resting to be recovered and back on the pitch soon. Great victory yesterday.”
The Blues also released a statement saying: “We can confirm Thibaut Courtois went to hospital during our Premier League game against Arsenal on Sunday for precautionary tests on a head injury. Those tests came back all clear.
“Thibaut was treated for a minor cut to his ear and was released from hospital last night. He is expected to report for international duty later this week.”