Chelsea transfer target as good as Lionel Messi

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Chelsea transfer target Jan Oblak has been compared with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.

According to Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone, Oblak is as important to Atletico Madrid as Lionel Messi is to Barcelona.

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Simeone said: “Our goalkeeper is the best in the world. He decides game the way (Lionel) Messi does for Barcelona.”

The Blues are reportedly interested in signing Oblak in the summer and the Slovenian goalkeeper has a release clause of €120 million.

Meanwhile, Chelsea are reportedly interested in signing Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson, who has impressed on loan at Sheffield United.

The Blues are reportedly willing to offer £50 million to sign the goalkeeper in the summer.

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