By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline
Published: 07:42 BST, 15 August 2020 | Updated: 07:45 BST, 15 August 2020
Chelsea are reportedly on the verge of pulling the plug on attempts to sign their first choice goalkeeping target Jan Oblak from Atletico Madrid.
The La Liga club are sticking firm on their stance regarding the stopper, and will not sell him for a penny less than his huge £109million release clause.
Now, as the transfer window ticks on, Chelsea are ready to turn their attention elsewhere and have accepted defeat on the matter, according to the Daily Star.
Chelsea are set to be on the verge of pulling the plug on a move for Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak
It is claimed the Blues were even ready to include Kepa Arrizabalaga as part of a swap deal, in order to allow their struggling stopper a return to Spain.
Any move for Oblak would see the world record transfer for a goalkeeper soundly