Mateo Kovacic to have Chelsea medical ahead of loan from Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic will have medical at Chelsea on Wednesday ahead of a loan move, Sky Sports News understands.

Chelsea have been offered Kovacic on loan, plus £35m, as part of a swap deal for goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.

Courtois is expected to arrive at Real Madrid on Thursday ahead of completing a move to the Santiago Bernabeu, according to Sky sources in Belgium.

It is understood Courtois was in Belgium on Wednesday morning awaiting permission from Chelsea to fly to Madrid to undergo a medical.

More to follow.