Transfer news: Man United shortlist Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak as David De Gea replacement

Transfer news: Man United shortlist Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak as David De Gea replacement

- Jan Oblak has emerged Man United's top choice replacement for David De Gea

- De Gea has a little over a year left on his current deal with the Red Devils

- He is however reluctant to extend the deal, forcing United to enter the market in search for his replacement

Atletico Madrid goalkeeper, Jan Oblak, has been shortlisted as a potential replacement for David De Gea at Manchester United.

De Gea is currently unsettled at Old Trafford, with reports suggesting he is reluctant to extend his deal with the Red Devils.

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The Spaniard has just 15 months left on his current contract with United, and want his wages matched with Alexis Sanchez's who is on around £400,000-a-week.

However, United are understood not to be open to De Gea's demands, throwing the Spaniard's future at the club into sharp speculation.

His current situation has forced the Red Devils' top brass to put in place a contingency plan in the event De Gea leaves.

Oblak has now reportedly been identified as a potential replacement for De Gea, with his impressive record at Atletico making him a formidable candidate for the role at Old Trafford.

The 26-year old has kept an astonishing 115 clean sheets in 203 appearances for the La Liga giants.

Oblak recently penned new terms with the club, extending his contract until 2023 with a higher release clause inserted in the new deal.

The Slovenian is however said to be open to a potential move to the Premier League, and now Old Trafford seem his likely destination.

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Meanwhile, had reported that Maurizio Sarri was likely to be handed a heavy fine by the FA for his conduct during Chelsea clash with Burnley on Monday, April 22, at Stamford Bridge.

The 60-year-old Italian manager, who was sent off by referee Kevin Friend during the closing moments of the 2-2 draw, was now facing a misconduct charge after.

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