Thibaut Courtois thanks fans for their support after being released from hospital.

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.”

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