Man United ‘keeping tabs on Jan Oblak’ as they look at goalkeeper options

Man United ‘conserving tabs on Jan Oblak’ as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prepares to enter goalkeeper market this summer season… however £103MILLION launch clause complicates transfer for Atletico Madrid No 1

Manchester United are reportedly conserving an in depth eye on Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak as boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer targets reinforcements between the sticks this summer season. 

Oblak is taken into account among the many most interesting in his position in world soccer and Sky Sports report that he’s being thought of amongst a shortlist of goalkeepers by United.

Recruitment workers at United are stated to have ‘ramped up’ evaluation of the Slovenian goalkeeper forward of the summer season switch market – though his £103million launch clause will probably show a serious stumbling block. 

Oblak has two years remaining on his deal at the LaLiga aspect and the impression of the Covid-19 pandemic on the funds of Europe’s elite golf equipment might frustrate efforts to land Oblak within the coming months. 

Sergio Romero is out of contract at the tip of the 2020-21 season and can depart whereas there are additionally doubts over the long-term way forward for David de Gea.

De Gea returned to Spain for the beginning of his baby this month and experiences in his residence nation have urged he’s on the buying and selling block with Dean Henderson in line to be United’s subsequent resident No 1. 

But even when Henderson makes a compelling case whereas De Gea is away on paternity go away, United are nonetheless reportedly wanting at options within the market ought to they want to signal a goalkeeper.

Oblak’s £103m launch clause makes any signing a lot trickier however United are additionally believed to be wanting at AC Milan’s Gianluigi Donnarumma and Lille’s Mike Maignan.

Donnarumma, 22, will turn out to be a free agent at the tip of the 2020-21 season until a brand new deal to remain at the San Siro is agreed.

Talks between Milan and the participant’s agent, Mino Raiola, are stated to have been held up in current weeks over Raiola’s name for a launch clause to be inserted into any new contract.  

Maignan, another choice scouted out, can be seen as a extra reasonably priced possibility than Oblak. 

Henderson will hope he can carry out to a stage that ceases United’s curiosity in goalkeeping targets earlier than the tip of the season.

He impressed within the 2-0 Manchester derby win away at City and caught the attention of former England goalkeeper Rob Green. 

Green praised Henderson, claiming he can have a giant future at Old Trafford. 

‘Henderson has the attributes, he has received issues going for him,’ Green stated. 

‘And you noticed him yesterday within the sport, he did not have rather a lot to do however he was there and made it look easy. He seemed a composed determine.’


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