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Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool are reportedly tracking Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak. He would be an expensive unexpected signing but also a significant replacement to any of the clubs, according to ESPN.
The 23-year-old Atletico Madrid shot-stopper was voted La Liga’s keeper of the season last year and has established himself as one of the most talented young shot-stoppers in European Football added to the fact that he possesses the size and the strength to handle the physical challenges that English Football could bring.
Arsene Wenger is a fan of the Slovenia International Jan Oblak and has made an approach to Atletico on a number of occasions, with Diego Simeone and Co. unwilling to listen to ‘any’ offer.
Oblak’s achievements have made him an expensive choice for the Gunners with a release clause of £100m. The 23-year-old is a valuable part of Diego Simeone’s team and the only Atleti player to start all their League games this season.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has throughout his time in North London, always had a long term perspective in his management, heavily influencing his decision making. Peter Cech is 34-year-old and the Gunners boss seems confident that the 23-year-old Oblak would be a good long replacement in the Emirates.
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