Manchester United eye Jan Oblak to replace David de Gea

Manchester United will move for Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak should David de Gea exit, according to reports.

Diario AS cite a report in the Metro that United are increasingly uncertain on de Gea’s future, with the Spain international’s contract expiring in the summer of 2020.

However, Oblak this month extended his previous deal at Los Rojiblancos – which was due to run through until June 2021 – by a further two years.

The 26-year-old’s release clause now stands at €120m – which would still be attainable for a club with United’s resources, with the new deal not extinguishing speculation on his future.

The Slovenian international has developed into one of the world’s elite goalkeepers in Madrid since his €16m transfer from Benfica in 2014.

Oblak has been a regular in Diego Simeone's starting line-up across the past four seasons and his renewal has long been seen as a priority.

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