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Despite the signing of a marquee player this winter, Arsenal are yet expected to continue with their spending spree when the transfer window of the summer opens.
While Arsenal and Arsene Wenger have earned plaudits for the signing quality midfielders and attackers, there’s call for the defence to be overhauled and bolstered, and this include the goalkeeping aspect.
Arsenal have entered the race to sign in-demand Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak, according to report.
Petr Cech’s recent display in-between the sticks for Arsenal has left so much to be desired and Oblak has been targeted as his replacement. Nonetheless, Arsenal will have to battle Liverpool and Paris Saint Germain for the player’s signature.
The Gunners have David Ospina as back up to Cech but the Columbia international has been linked with a move away from Arsenal and he also does not produced the desired acrobatics in-between the sticks for Arsenal. Oblak is seen as the man to wear the gloves of Cech, and a deal for the summer has been mooted for him, per London Evening Standard.
The report further claim that Arsenal have also lined up Brazilian and Bordeaux star Malcom as another target for the summer. Arsenal tried to sign the attacker before they opted to get Henrikh Mkitarayan as makeweight signing for Alexis Sanchez.
However, the priority for Arsenal would he the signing of defensive players and possibly a DM, so that they can stop conceding goals.
Oblak is valued at £45.00m according to tranfermarkt.
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