“Experience needed in this derby” – Real Madrid fans react to surprise selection ahead of Madrid Derby

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Real Madrid fans took to Twitter to voice their concerns over the selection of Thibaut Courtois ahead of the more experienced Keylor Navas.

Courtois is sporting white for the first time in a Madrid derby, Courtois spent three seasons on loan at Atletico joining on loan from Chelsea.

Courtois’ decision to join Real Madrid has not gone down well with Atletico fans and the 26-year-old will be under immense pressure to perform with the entire world watching and waiting in the wings for the superstar to make even the slightest of blunders.

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Check the line-ups for both sides below:

There is even more pressure on Los Blancos to come out of the derby with a win following a shock 3-0 defeat to Sevilla on Wednesday evening.

Check out fan reaction to Courtois starting over Navas below:

Courtois will never have imagined that life at Real Madrid would get off to such a rocky start, the Belgian shot-stopper has yet to prove that he’s a better option than Keylor Navas.

Both men will have ample opportunity to impress fans this season and it was revealed that Courtois will play league games and Navas will play Champions League games.

The first step to winning back the fans is an impressive performance against Atleti by Julen Lopetegui’s men.

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