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Thibaut Courtois

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He may not have had a great campaign last time out, but Thibaut Courtois has been back to his best this term.

The Belgian international was exceptional in helping the Blues win the Premier League back in 2014/15, yet was one of many Chelsea players that struggled last season.

Nonetheless, Courtois has been back to his reliable best this season, with his save to deny Patrick van Aanholt against Sunderland back in December exemplifying his return to form.

The 24-year-old is a top-quality keeper who defenders can rely on, and expect him to keep many more clean sheets and make more saves of that ilk as the season progresses.

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