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Real Madrid's Courtois chase doesn't scare Navas

5:19 PM MYT 29/07/2018
The Spanish side are prioritising the signing of the Belgium international this summer, but the current incumbent is not worried about losing his spot

Keylor Navas is relaxed about his Real Madrid future after speaking with new coach Julen Lopetegui despite speculation constantly linking the club with other goalkeepers.

The Costa Rican has had to contend with Madrid reportedly chasing other players in his position ever since Navas' move from Levante in 2014

David de Gea has been the most frequent apparent target, but Manchester United have managed to resist Madrid's advances several times.

This year, Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois is their primary target between the posts, with the Belgian developing into one of the world's best at Stamford Bridge.

Los Blancos are in with a great chance of signing Courtois given his desire to move closer to his children who live in the Spanish capital, while he also has just one year left on his contract.

Madrid will have to wait until Chelsea can secure a replacement for Courtois before a move will go through, suggesting Navas is on borrowed time as Madrid's first choice keeper.

However, the 31-year-old is not worried.

"I already spoke with him [Lopetegui]," Navas told La Nacion. "Everything is fine, everything is fine, no worries.

"I am calm. The truth is I have two years left on my contract, in which I have to spend my energies and my mind is thinking how to improve day by day with the effort that I have to show.

"I enjoy every moment, we must see what will happen in the future. Then I must not stop enjoying [life].

"I'm calm and I'm fine there [in Madrid]. I have always said, every year, that I can be there, because I will be very happy.

"I'm happy, really grateful to God because there are very nice opportunities. I go with all the dreams of the world, like when I first moved there. I will work hard and strive every day to keep enjoying what it is to be in Madrid."