Chelsea goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois has told the club he will not sign a new contract.
The Belgian, according to The UK Sun, is ready to walk away next summer as a free agent, unless he is allowed to join Real Madrid before the transfer window closes next week.
The Blues are desperately trying to persuade Courtois to reject the advances of Madrid and commit his long-term future to the club.
But the 26-year-old has informed the Premier League club he does not want to stay at Stamford Bridge, with one year left on his current deal.
That leaves Chelsea facing nine days to decide whether they are willing to write off £35million, by insisting he stays at Stamford Bridge this season.