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Chelsea Transfer News: Maurizio Sarri wanted a different goalkeeper for Kepa Arrizabalaga Football | Sport

Chelsea Transfer News: Maurizio Sarri wanted a different goalkeeper for Kepa Arrizabalaga Football | Sport

The Blues have signed Kepa Arrizabalaga for a world record of £ 72 million on Wednesday, a few hours after the confirmation of Courtois at Real Madrid. She arrived after a summer of speculation about the future of Belgium with Real Madrid chasing a new No 1. Chelsea signed Kepa, who made his debut in a 3-0 victory against Huddersfield yesterday , but the Sunday Times reports that the former athlete of Athletic Bilbao was not the first choice. Instead he claimed the Blues made a 90 million offer for Atalico Madrid Jan Oblak goalie. triggered the release clause for the twenty-five, but the Slovenian has chosen to stay in Spain. It has been stated that, due to Chelsea's transfer relations, Atletico is now ready to offer Oblak a new contract with an increase in its release clause. The Spanish Depository The SER Deportivos recently reported that in Oblak a new contract will be offered to remain in the Spanish capital until 2023 with its buy-out clause which will rise to a mammoth € 250m (£ 225m). And his Atletico t Comrade Saul Niguez believes it is crucial that the team keep Oblak. When asked what it would mean to lose him, Niguez told AS: "For me, that would be the worst thing that could happen to us". the best goalkeeper in the world. He won the Zamora trophy [lowest goals-to-games ratio] in the last three seasons, every day continues to improve and continues to surprise me. "He is young and has many years left in the game but, above all, continues to improve continuously!" Oblak was also a declared goal for Liverpool, which continued to spend £ 66.8 million on Alisson. And the Reds manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted he has not opted for Oblak because of his high-priced clause. "Everyone thinks it's a lot of money, money," Klopp told ESPN FC, "but it could have started for crazy money. The clause for Oblak for example is 100 million euros, so beautiful! this is all in this year where obviously some things happen about the goalkeeper position. "It's part of the job, to try and bring the best players you can get." The goalkeeper market is different because it's not every year that c & # 39; it's someone available and things like that. "We did not know exactly if Alisson was available or not, but from a specific moment we realized that he's a willing man and that's when we decided to go for him. "We're really good with our goalkeepers, so there's no doubt Simon Mignolet – quality at the highest level, Premier League quality, even Loris Karius." Yes, we all know what happened in the final, but we also know why it's not about that. "It's not about reasoning, we really wanted to bring a player that we did not have before, and that's what happened with Alisson."

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