Tottenham report: Spurs could face Manchester United fight for Jan Oblak

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Jan Oblak
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Tottenham person identified Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak arsenic the perfect semipermanent successor to goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, according to reports, but Manchester United could supply contention for his signature. 

The Spurs skipper turns 36 successful December and his declaration expires successful 2024, truthful the northbound London nine person started making plans.

Oblak is the apical people and helium has already been contacted astir a imaginable determination adjacent summer, says the Evening Standard. (opens successful caller tab)

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Oblak has go 1 of Europe's apical keepers successful Madrid.  (Image credit: PA Images)

The Slovenia planetary is connected a semipermanent woody until 2028 successful Spain, but Atleti are said to beryllium prepared to entertain a sale.

However, United could travel into the equation, arsenic they are besides looking astatine the 29-year-old arsenic a replacement for David De Gea, should the Spaniard leave.

A £107 cardinal merchandise clause antecedently enactment disconnected suitors from the Premier League, but the paper says that fig has since been lowered significantly.

Oblak joined Atleti from Benfica successful 2014 arsenic a replacement for Chelsea-bound Thibaut Courtois, and rapidly made an impact.

Hugo Lloris

Hugo Lloris' declaration astatine Spurs is up successful 2024.  (Image credit: PA)

The Slovenian is simply a five-time victor of La Liga’s Zamora Trophy for the goalkeeper with the lowest goals-to-games ratio, a joint-record helium holds with Victor Valdes and Antoni Ramallets.

He played a cardinal relation successful the Madrid club’s La Liga rubric triumph successful 2020/21, arsenic good arsenic their tally to the Champions League last successful 2015/16.

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Antonio Conte has asked his Tottenham broadside to beryllium dreamers ahead of a engaged season. The Italian is convinced that Harry Kane is present 100% happy, though he’s admitted that Spurs request different window to afloat compete. Worries implicit Son Heung-min’s form have been quashed by the manager, too. 

With a packed schedule, it’s been confirmed that Kane volition get plentifulness of rest. Despite this, determination weren't galore incomings towards the extremity of the window. A caller playmaker has been touted, with Tanguy Ndombele leaving connected loan. Djed Spence could good beryllium starting soon too, with Conte impressed with the caller signing. 

Elsewhere, Kane and Dejan Kulusevski have some spoken positively astir Spurs’ bully commencement to the season.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is simply a freelance writer based successful Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling connected the FFT shirt, helium tin beryllium recovered astatine Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since increasing up connected a fare of Football Italia connected Channel 4, helium present counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passionateness for Ross County and Lazio.