Atletico Madrid keeper Jan Oblak hesitant about transfer talk amid links to Manchester United this summer
Jan Oblak hesitant about transfer talks amid ties with Manchester United this summer as he admits he ‘cannot see the future’ and leaving Atletico Madrid CAN happen ‘if the club has to sell players’
- Manchester United are linked with a move for Jan Oblak. from Atletico Madrid
- The Slovenian goalkeeper helped the club win the LaLiga title last season
- Oblak seemed cool to talk about a summer transfer but admitted it was the club’s decision
Jan Oblak insists he is in no rush to leave Spanish champions Atletico Madrid, but the keeper admitted he could still be sold if the club needs to raise money.
The 28-year-old took his first LaLiga title last season, playing all 38 games and keeping more clean-sheets than any other goalkeeper in the league – in another season that cemented Oblak’s place among the world’s best shotstoppers.
Manchester United have been linked with a transfer for the six-foot star, with neither Dean Henderson nor David de Gea able to take the number 1 spot before the summer break.
Jan Oblak has left the door open for a move but has insisted he is happy at Atletico Madrid
The stopper played a key role last season when the Slovenian won his first league title in LaLiga
Manchester United have been linked with a transfer for Oblak, but signing him appears to be an uphill task
Oblak has maintained that he is happy with life at the Wanda Metropolitano, and had no interest in fueling rumors of a move.
“I can’t see the future, neither myself, the club, nor anyone else,” the Slovenian told Brand.
“It depends on many factors, for example whether the club should sell players or not.
“I have nothing to say about my future, I’ve been with Atleti for seven years and I still have two years left on my contract.
The Slovenian is locked up until 2023 and Atletico seem in a strong position to hold him
David de Gea and team-mate Dean Henderson have impressed enough for United this season
“I’ve played over 300 games here and while I love winning La Liga Santander, I don’t think about anything else.
‘I’m here, I’m happy. We’ll see what the future brings.’
Oblak has a £103m breakout clause in his contract with Atleti and has a deal extending through 2023 with the club, putting the Spaniards in a strong position to keep their stopper.
Rather than a summer substitution, Oblak looks set to focus on a title defense next season and can expect Joao Felix to once again be alongside him. The striker has suspended talks about a departure after his playing time was shortened by Diego Simeone.