Watch: Barcelona target Antoine Griezmann admits pressure is on him ahead of World Cup

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While Antoine Griezmann delayed making a decision regarding his future, he believes the pressure is on him both on and off the field at the World Cup.

The Atletico striker has been heavily linked to Barcelona and on Tuesday said he has decided on his future – but has refused to say whether he will leave the club this summer.

It is the second successive summer that Griezmann has been the subject of speculation over a big-money switch away from the Rojiblancos.

Find out what he had to say ahead of the big tournament.

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Transfer Predictor: Jan Oblak to Real Madrid is a 5, Stefan Savic could be Chelsea-bound

David Cooper 13/06/2018
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Will Jan Oblak say farewell?

The transfer window is well and truly open.

With the rumours growing in pace and volume during this ‘silly season’, it can be difficult and painstaking to separate the stories of some legitimacy from the rest of the white noise.

Fortunately, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to do it for you.

Below, you’ll find some of the latest transfer news churned out of the rumour mill broken down and analysed for your benefit along with our calculated predictions.

JAN OBLAK – ATLETICO MADRID TO REAL MADRID

Why it will happen: Los Blancos are chasing a new goalkeeper this summer as new boss Julen Lopetegui eyes a long-term replacement for Keylor Navas. Oblak certainly fits the bill given he has underlined his status as the best man between the sticks in La Liga.

Why it won’t happen: There is almost a gentlemen’s agreement in place between Atleti and the Whites that big transfer deals don’t happen between the two city rivals, so that could prove to be a sticking point.

Prediction: Atletico want to rebuild again under Diego Simeone this summer and the 25-year-old remains a key part of his plans.

Rating – 5/10

Jan Oblak has grown in stature.

Jan Oblak has grown in stature.

STEFAN SAVIC – ATLETICO MADRID TO CHELSEA

Why it will happen: The towering centre-back has previous Premier League experience with Manchester City and would be a good addition to the Blues’ defence, with David Luiz set to depart and Gary Cahill showing his age last season.

Why it won’t happen: Juventus are desperate for more firepower in defence and could offer the 27-year-old Montenegro international Champions League football, something out of Chelsea’s hands.

Prediction: Having been left out of the Europa League final against Marseille, Savic would have been naturally disappointed and may feel this is the perfect time to move on.

Rating – 8/10

Stefan Savic could make a return to the Premier League.

Stefan Savic could make a return to the Premier League.

LUKASZ FABIANSKI – SWANSEA TO WEST HAM

Why it will happen: The former Arsenal goalkeeper wants to continue to ply his trade in the Premier League following the Swans’ relegation from the top-flight.

Why it won’t happen: Juventus are desperate for more firepower in defence and could offer the 27-year-old Montenegro international Champions League football, something out of Chelsea’s hands.

Prediction: The veteran goalkeeper is expected to jump at the chance to move back to London and become part of Manuel Pellegrini’s new plans at the London Stadium.

Rating – 9/10

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Lukasz Fabianski of Swansea City dives for the ball as a shot by Charlie Adam of Stoke City hits the post during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Swansea City at Bet365 Stadium on October 31, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Polish stopper Lukasz Fabianski is tipped to move.

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Jan Oblak headlines our Rumour Mill as Real Madrid step-up interest in Atletico goalkeeper

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Jan Oblak has grown in stature.

The summer transfer window for all international deals is open.

That has started a frenzy of speculation as players and coaches look for their next moves.

Across the world of football, there is plenty of activity and stories that have football fans talking.

Here, we look at the latest transfer deals that could happen very soon.

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JAN OBLAK

Real Madrid could raid city rivals Atletico and sign the Slovenian star, according to AS.

The 25-year-old, who claimed the coveted Ricardo Zamora goalkeeping trophy last term after conceding just 22 goals in 37 La Liga outings, has established himself as the best shot-stopper in the division.

Real’s long-term pursuit of Thibaut Courtois has failed to progress, making Oblak a more realistic alternative and successor to Keylor Navas – who was a favourite under Zinedine Zidane – but may not convince new boss Julen Lopetegui in the same way.

The sticking point over a deal for Oblak would, however, be the size of the transfer fee involved given he has a €100m release clause (Dh 431m) attached to his contract.

Premier League-bound? Jan Oblak.

Bernabeu-bound? Jan Oblak.

TOBY ALDERWEIRELD

The Tottenham star has revealed he is happy to stay at the north London club next season, following reports linking him with Manchester United.

The Belgian centre-back, who is set to be central to his country’s World Cup bid, told journalists at the national team’s training camp that he would be open to extend his stay with the Whites.

Alderweireld, whose contract expires in 2019 but does contain an option to extend that deal by a further 12 months, is still a key part of Mauricio Pochettino’s plans moving forward.

However, given he is 29, the former Southampton star may feel he wants to seize the opportunity to make one last big move while he is at the peak of his powers.

Belgium's defender Toby Alderweireld (L) controls the ball during the international friendly football match between Belgium and Costa Rica at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels on June 11, 2018. (Photo by JOHN THYS / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Alderweireld in action for Belgium ahead of their World Cup campaign.

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