Sports media close to Real Madrid reported that Moroccan international goalkeeper Yassin Bounou, who plays for Seville, is the “favorite candidate” of the Spanish club’s sports administration to replace Thibaut Courtois, who was ruptured today, Thursday, in the anterior cruciate ligament of his knee. left.
And the specialized daily “Marca” wrote that, “After confirming the seriousness of Courtois’ injury, Real Madrid managers began searching for a replacement for the Belgian, and the preferred candidate, after listening and analyzing many options, is Yassin Bono.”
The Spanish daily stated in its electronic version that “Bono, 32, is interested in the idea of wearing a Real Madrid shirt and expressed that to the Seville club managers.”
On the other hand, the newspaper adds, “Bono suits Ancelotti’s taste,” stressing that after the bad news related to Courtois’ injury, “the preferred candidate is none other than the Moroccan international to compensate for the absence of the Belgian goalkeeper.”
For its part, the sports newspaper “AS” stated, “Yassin Bono is the preferred candidate for Real Madrid in order to replace Courtois. He convinces the sports administration of his experience, competitive personality and physical fitness.”
According to the Spanish daily, “Bono is a favorite for several reasons. First, the experiences he has accumulated during his career and the Moroccan’s competitive personality are a source of great admiration. He is a goalkeeper who managed to reach the semi-finals of the last World Cup that was held in Qatar with the Atlas Lions, along with He won the European League twice (2019-20 and 2022-23). He is a goalkeeper who is used to great challenges and can withstand the pressure of the crowd at the Santiago Bernabeu. His height (1.95 metres), which is close to two meters to Courtois, is also admirable.”
And the same source stated that “the Moroccan international is linked to a contract until 2025 with Seville club and a penalty clause of 50 million euros, although he reached a tacit agreement with his club to allow him to leave if the offer reached 20 million euros.”