Madrid can win fourth straight Champions League, says Courtois

Ajax v Real Madrid Five stars who could follow De Jong into the big time

Ajax v Real Madrid Five stars who could follow De Jong into the big time

Ahead of Real's upcoming Champions League match against Ajax, Courtois discussed how his summer switch to the Bernabeu Stadium came about, insisting that there was no bad blood between him and Chelsea.

"I believe it's possible to win four", Courtois said at a press conference at the Johan Cruyff Arena.

The stopper, who previously played for Chelsea, says there is pressure on him at Real Madrid, but that's not too different from elsewhere.

Perhaps the risk now is that Florentino Pérez, the Real Madrid president, concludes that money spent on big-name managers is cash down the drain. "We have a really good team, with experience, and we have to show it by beating Ajax".

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Real face Barcelona two more times this season in the Copa del Rey semi-finals second leg and La Liga and they'll need to stop Messi to stand a chance.

"I feel now they might be more afraid than before", Courtois said. Real, after a rough start to the season, has found its form and produced some fine results in recent weeks to re-establish itself as a potential contender in the cup. The Dutch side have tasted defeat in two out of their last three games, including a 6-2 thumping away to rivals Feyenoord.

"I'm the number one fan of Isco and I hope he stays at Real Madrid for many more years". We are all extremely motivated.

"Would I want them to fail to go through in the Champions League?".

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