How do Real Madrid replace Thibaut Courtois? David de Gea, Keylor Navas and six possible signings after goalkeeper suffers serious knee injury

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Real Madrid officially have a massive goalkeeping problem. On Thursday, the club announced that Thibaut Courtois — arguably among the best in the world in his position — had injured his ACL during training. He will undergo surgery in the coming days, and is effectively out for the season before it's even begun.

So what do Madrid do now? Los Blancos have a solid back-up in their ranks, with Andriy Lunin having shown promise in a handful of appearances. But there are also a few interesting options potentially available on the market.

Signing one of them likely won't be an expensive endeavour, however, and Madrid will still back Courtois to return to his pre-injury form in 2024-25, so the player must come in with their eyes open that this could be a one-season agreement.

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Regardless, Madrid need a competent No.1 if they are to compete on all three fronts this season, so who's available? GOAL looks at Madrid's best options...