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Reports suggest that Chelsea have set their sights on Atletico Madrid and Slovenian shot-stopper Jan Oblak as a replacement for Courtois if he leaves Chelsea.

Courtois failed to return for training on Monday and has told the club that he wants to join Real Madrid.

The situation has left Chelsea with very little time to search for an ideal replacement who can also fit into Sarri’s ball-playing goalkeeper role.

Mundo Deportivo have claimed that the Blues are ready to raid Atletico Madrid for Jan Oblak.

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Jan Oblak has an £89m release clause, and the report states that Chelsea will make a bid in the next 24 hours as they try to push for a move.

Chelsea have set their eyes on Oblak after reported moves for Reina, Alisson, and Jordan Pickford have fallen through this summer.

Alisson preferred a move to Liverpool, Reina opted to commit to AC Milan who just signed him this summer, while Everton reportedly demanded £58m for Pickford.

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The potential arrival of Jan Oblak means that Courtois will get his chance of a move to Real Madrid.

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