Son Heung-min’s team, Tottenham, is busy looking for a new goalkeeper. This time, it is news that Atletico Madrid’s number 1 Jan Oblak has been named as a replacement candidate.
Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris has been the undisputed starting goalkeeper since joining from Lyon 10 years ago. However, he is 36 years old and is now in his twilight years, so he is often making shocking mistakes this season. Last week’s North London derby against Arsenal turned out to be his worst match ever. In the first half, Bukayo Saka’s cross was turned into an own goal, providing an excuse for the team’s 0-2 defeat. It is said that the defense collapsed in the second half against Manchester City on the 20th (Korean time), but it was not possible to prevent the team from losing by conceding 4 runs.
Lloris’ contract with Tottenham now has 18 months left, and at the current trend, it seems unlikely that Tottenham will offer him a contract extension. We need to find a new goalkeeper as soon as possible.
Recently, news broke that Tottenham are showing interest in Brentford’s David Raya and Everton’s England national team Jordan Pickford.
Another strong candidate has been added here. The Evening Standard reported that Tottenham are considering Atlético goalkeeper Oblak as a possible replacement.
Slovenian international Oblak did sign an extension contract with Atlético last summer. The contract is until 2028. However, his future continues to be questioned, and Oblak may accept a move to the Premier League, the media claimed.
However, now that they have signed a long-term contract, it is unlikely that Atletico will easily give up Oblak. It means you have to invest a lot of money. In addition, Manchester United, which is looking for a replacement for David de Heya, is also aiming for Oblak, so a competition system may be created.
Oblak joined Atlético from Benfica in 2014 and has since played 378 games, keeping 184 clean sheets, and is recognized as one of the best goalkeepers in the world. 슬롯사이트