Manchester United are continuing to heavily pursue goalkeeper Jan Oblak despite his steep asking price, according to The Metro.
Red Devils goalkeeper David de Gea appears to be even closer to leaving for Real Madrid, as Iker Casillas has moved to Porto.
Oblak spent the 2014-15 season with Atletico Madrid after moving from Benfica, and his promising season has made him expensive.
The La Liga club are refusing to negotiate with Man United until they pay his £32.3m release clause.
However, Man United should have no problem paying this sort of money as they had a £150m budget heading into this transfer window.
They have only made two signings so far, in winger Memphis Depay and defender Matteo Darmian, while Bastian Schweinsteiger is also on his way to Old Trafford very shortly.
It remains to be seen how much Real will ultimately bid for De Gea, but selling the Spanish international will make it easier for Man United to fork over the money necessary for Oblak.
The Slovenian international is only 22 years old, so he would easily replace De Gea’s youth in the net and give the Red Devils a bright future along with 21-year-old Depay.
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