News according to Sports Central has it that following months of uncertainty surrounding the future of Kepa Arrizabalaga at Stamford Bridge, which has seen his manager Frank Lampard looking for a possible replacement. The likes of Ajax Onana and Atletico Madrid Jan Oblak are said to be their targets.
The report also claims that Chelsea’s number one target is Oblak as they are said to be ready to meet his £109million release clause.
However, it’s believed that the Blues target Oblak is not for sale, insists Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo, who claim interest in "the best goalkeeper in the world" is not strange.
Manchester United and Chelsea have recently been linked with the 27-year-old, who is reportedly to command such huge price.
Speaking to Marca as cited by Sports Central, Cerezo said: "I always say that Oblak has a contract with Atletico and is the best goalkeeper in the world. It is not strange that he has offers from other great teams. "I say the same as always. Oblak has a contract, he is an Atletico player, period. We have many players, our squad is the club's main asset. Oblak is a magnificent player and in his position, unquestionably, there is no one to beat him right now. "For me, Oblak - and I speak as an amateur - is the best goalkeeper in the world. Regarding (Thibaut) Courtois, he is another great goalkeeper of those in the world and fortunately, both have played for us and with both we have been champions in many trophies.