LaLiga News 

Jan Oblak ‘staying put’ after Liverpool & Real Madrid interest

A source close to Atletico Madrid has told La Liga News UK that Jan Oblak will not be leaving the club this summer. It’s no secret that Jan Oblak is one of the world’s best shot-stoppers and Atleti have slapped an £80m plus valuation for his services and a source close to LLNUK has said that he is ‘staying put’, also adding: “Jan is an Atleti player and Diego, nor any officials have looked at a potential replacement, we are not worried.’ Liverpool have shown major interest in the Slovenian,…

Read More
Gossip LaLiga News 

Atletico Madrid ward off clubs with hefty Jan Oblak price tag

It’s no secret that Jan Oblak is one of the world’s best shot-stoppers and Atletico Madrid have slapped an £80m plus valuation for his services. Liverpool have shown major interest in the Slovenian, as well as Roma’s Brazilian ‘keeper Alisson to become their new number one between the sticks, to replace Loris Karius following the Champions League final. Oblak started his professional career in his native Slovenia, with Olimpija Ljubijana between 2009-2010 before moving to Benfica. Although, his time at Benfica was made up of loans to Beira Mar, Olhanense,…

Read More
LaLiga News 

Real Madrid to raid Wanda Metropolitano as Oblak move makes the papers

Real Madrid could raid Atletico Madrid this summer after reports claimed a move for Jan Oblak was on the cards. Madrid president Florentino Perez has been keen to sign a new number one for the past year at the Santiago Bernabeu and whilst he tried to sign Kepa from Athletic Club and David de Gea from Manchester United – former boss Zinedine Zidane remained happy with Keylor Navas and halted such moves. With Zidane gone and moves for Kepa and De Gea now unlikely, Perez has shifted his focus to…

Read More
Blog LaLiga 

La Liga End of Season Awards: Player of the Year: Lionel Messi

Another season of LaLiga football has come to an end with a mix of the usual suspects and some surprise names having the biggest say in the final league table. Here, LaLiga News UK pick our top three for Player of the Year. 3 Jan Oblak Yet again, the Slovenian was Atletico Madrid’s star man as they surpassed expectations to finish second in LaLiga alongside a Europa League crown in the first trophy that he has won since moving to Spain. His statistics this season were inspired, conceding as many…

Read More
Blog LaLiga 

La Liga End of Season Awards: XI of the Year

In LaLigaNews’ latest end of season awards series, we outline our Team of the Season to play under Manager of the Season Quique Setien. First up is the formation. 2017/18 has been an incredible season tactically, with 4-4-2 making an unexpected return at the expense of attacking tridents. It’s caused Zinedine Zidane a selection headache but there can be no doubting that it is the in fashion formation in Spain, being the preferred tactic of all sides in the top four. Goalkeeper : Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) The winner of…

Read More
LaLiga News 

Atletico Madrid not extending Oblak deal

Atletico Madrid will not renew the current contract of Jan Oblak, according to Cadena COPE. Oblak has been in terrific form for Atleti this season. In his first 100 games for the club, he kept 59 clean sheets and only conceded 54 goals, holding a better record than Iker Casillas and Victor Valdes. The 25 year old’s performances have not gone unnoticed, and like team mate Antoine Griezmann, rumours of Oblak leaving the Wanda Metropolitano have shown no signs of going away. Reports in England over the past couple of…

Read More
LaLiga News 

The future of Jan Oblak at Atletico Madrid remains uncertain

Jan Oblak’s future at Atletico Madrid continues to remain uncertain with a number of clubs looking into his current deal at the Wanda Metropolitano. Oblak has been in terrific form for Atleti this season. In his first 100 games for the club, he kept 59 clean sheets and only conceded 54 goals, holding a better record than Iker Casillas and Victor Valdes. The 25 year old’s performances have not gone unnoticed, and like team mate Antoine Griezmann, rumours of Oblak leaving the Wanda Metropolitano have shown no signs of going…

Read More
LaLiga News 

Jose Maria Gimenez suffers injury to add to Simeone’s woes

Atletico Madrid defender Jose Maria Gimenez has returned from international duty to recover from an injury picked up against Wales on Monday. The Uruguayan central defender was hauled off after just eight minutes in the China Cup final after suffering a collision with Andy King. Initial reports had claimed that Gimenez could have broken his left ankle, but further tests have confirmed that not to be the case and he will now recover from the knock in Madrid. The news comes after Diego Simeone lost Jan Oblak, who also suffered…

Read More
LaLiga News 

Filipe Luis returns to training but Oblak suffers injury

Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis has returned to light training after an injury, but keeper Jan Oblak is not ruled out. Brazilian defender Filipe Luis suffered a broken leg against Lokomotiv Moscow before the international break in Atleti’s Europa League clash, but after a successful operation and a recovery period – it has now been confirmed that he has returned to light training duties. Initial fears were that the defender could miss the rest of the season and his country’s World Cup campaign this summer in Russia. And, whilst it…

Read More
LaLiga News 

Atletico Madrid President confirms Oblak extension

Enrique Cerezo has this afternoon let slip that goalkeeper Jan Oblak has signed a contract extension at Atletico Madrid. Oblak has been in terrific form for Atleti this season. In his first 100 games for the club, he kept 59 clean sheets and only conceded 54 goals, holding a better record than Iker Casillas and Victor Valdes. This season he has picked up 15 clean sheets, the most obtained in the 5 major European leagues. The 25 year old’s performances have not gone unnoticed, and like team mate Antoine Griezmann,…

Read More