5 Bold Predictions for Jan Oblak's Debut Season with Atletico Madrid

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5 Bold Predictions for Jan Oblak's Debut Season with Atletico Madrid
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Atletico Madrid's new goalkeeper will be filled with optimism and excitement heading into the next campaign.

"It was my decision to leave for Atletico," Jan Oblak told Portuguese newspaper A Bola, according to the Press Association (via ESPN).

Ever since I was a child I have dreamed about playing in the Spanish league, which is a better league than the Portuguese one. This was always a big challenge that I wanted to take on. Benfica wanted me to stay and the president has done everything to stop me from leaving, but my wish was to sign for Atletico.

The 21-year-old is bound to be a little apprehensive about a move to another country and team, but he has the confidence to progress in his new surroundings. 

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