Transfer News: signing, facts, rumors and gossip.
Today’s focus: Jan Oblak.
News has it that klopp is looking into replacing Loris karius after his blonder against Madrid during the champions league final. Apparently the Liverpool’s manager had opened talk with Atletico Madrid for there no 1 Jan Oblak. However Madrid has opted to set out the keeper for the sum of £80 million according to Mirror.
The mirror further shared that the Liverpool boss has identified Jan Oblak has his prime target and is in talk for the keeper this summer.
Jan Oblak has been rated with the best goal keepers in the world since he joined Atletico from Benfica in 2014. He has kept an amazing 22 clean sheets in his 37 La Liga appearance last season.
Jan Oblak during the last season conceived 22 goals as Atletico’s keeper and helped Diego someone’s side take second place behind the defending champions Barcelona and successful bagged the Europa league title.
If this deal is pulled successfully the 25 year old Slovenian international would be a sensational add to the Anfield family but with the present look of things the deal would be hard to execute as the Spaniard are demanding close to £88 million of Oblaks release clause. The fine lad has a space of three years left on his contract in Wanda Metropolitano. Mirror.
The Liverpool’s managerial team as refused to go ahead with this deal notifying it cost twice the price of a goal keepers present rate forcing klopp to look for an alternative. The reds have been further linked with Alisson Becker but AS Roma are rather being difficult following been blamed for Mohammed Salah’s cheap sale last summer.
Klopp is now faced with the battle of getting an affordable number 1 and as soon as he can.