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

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

After rejuvenating their attacking line, also landing Henrikh Mkhitaryan 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 Petr Cech.

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 , 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 Emirates Stadium would likely have to be another record-breaking figure.