Jan Oblak’s commitment comes as a boost to Atletico Madrid, with the 26-year-old establishing himself as one of the world’s finest goalkeepers since joining the club in 2014.
“Jan Oblak has extended his contract with Atletico Madrid until June 30, 2023,” a club statement read. “The Slovenian player has signed the new contract that commits him to our club for four more seasons.”
Jan Oblak’s previous contract contained a release clause of 100 million euros, which is likely to have been increased, rather than removed, in his new deal. According to reports in the Spanish press, the adjusted release clause will be 120 million euros.
But the likelihood of JanOblak leaving this summer is reduced. According to Atletico Madrid’s statement, Jan Oblak said he was “very happy to sign a new contract and happy to be here.”
Jan Oblak added: “I will always give my best to defend this shirt with everything I have and I will continue to work hard.”
Jan Oblak has played 203 matches for Atletico Madrid and kept an impressive 115 clean sheets. He was also named in the Champions League squad of the year for both the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons.