Conte confirms Courtois is fit to face Tottenham in crunch FA Cup semi-final clash

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Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has confirmed goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will be fit to face Tottenham in Saturday's FA Cup semi-final after recovering from an ankle injury.

Asmir Begovic deputised as the league leaders suffered a second defeat in four games at Old Trafford, but Courtois is expected to return to Conte's starting line-up for the clash against Spurs at Wembley.

"The most important thing is that Thibaut has recovered," said Conte. "He trained with us this week.

"This is the most important thing, then I speak with my club [about the circumstances of Courtois' injury]. When I speak with my club I think it is important to keep the conversation secret, and to improve every situation."

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