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Chelsea 'abandon pursuit of Jan Oblak' after Atletico Madrid stand firm on £109m release clause as Blues instead eye Ajax stopper Andre Onana and Burnley's Nick Pope Chelsea are reportedly ready to ditch their attempts to sign Jan Oblak Atletico Madrid will not sell their goalkeeper for a penny less than his release Oblak has previously hinted at a desire to play in the Premier League Chelsea now said to be watching Ajax's Andre Onana and Burnley's Nick Pope

By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline

Published: 07:42 BST, 15 August 2020 | Updated: 07:45 BST, 15 August 2020

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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

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

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