Jan Oblak replies to Liverpool FC transfer speculation

Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak appears to rule out a move to Liverpool FC this summer

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Jan Oblak has hinted that he will stay at Atletico Madrid despite reported interest from Liverpool FC.

The Reds have been linked with a move to sign the Slovenia international in the summer transfer window.

Liverpool FC are on the search for a new goalkeeper to finally solve their long-running problem between the sticks.

Loris Karius made two big errors in Liverpool FC’s 3-1 loss to La Liga giants Real Madrid in the Champions League final.

The Merseyside outfit have been heavily linked with a swoop to sign AS Roma shot stopper Alisson Becker.

Liverpool FC look set to miss out on Alisson amid interest from FA Cup winners Chelsea FC and Champions League holders Real Madrid.

Oblak has indicated that the Atletico goalkeeper will remain at the Spanish outfit beyond the summer transfer window.

Asked if he will leave Atletico, Oblak told AS: “I have a contract.”

He added: “Of course, I like the team we are building.”

Liverpool FC finished in fourth spot in the Premier League table last term to ensure their continued participation in the Champions League.

The Reds haven’t had a world-class goalkeeper since Brendan Rodgers deemed Pepe Reina surplus to requirements in 2013.

The Merseyside outfit lost 3-1 to La Liga giants Real Madrid in the Champions League in Kiev last term following goals from Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale.

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