Date: 19th March 2018 at 8:33pm
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could be poised to break their club-record fee for the third window in a row as reports indicate have made contact with a prime target ahead of the summer.

Arsene Wenger’s side initially smashed their transfer record last summer by landing from and followed that up with another record-breaking deal in January, luring Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund.

After rejuvenating their attacking line, also landing and renewing the contract of Mesut Ozil, Arsenal are now looking to improve at the other end of the field- and contact has been made with a prime candidate to replace .

Spanish outlet AS states that Arsenal’s head of football relations Raul Sanllehi has initiated contact with Atletico Madrid regarding the services of Slovenian international Jan Oblak, widely regarded to be one of the best goalkeeper’s in the world.

However, the 25-year-old stopper has a monumental release clause of €100m (£88.1m) in his contract with the Spanish side and any deal bringing him to the Stadium would likely have to be another record-breaking figure.