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Champions League

Oblak hands Atletico fitness boost ahead of Leverkusen trip

The goalkeeper has recovered from shoulder surgery after suffering a dislocation in December and has been given the green light to play in Atletico's Champions League game with Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday

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Jan Oblak.

Jan Oblak has been passed fit to play against Bayern Leverkusen in the Champions League 2nd Round 1st leg at the BayArena on Tuesday after recovering from a shoulder injury.

Oblak ready to return

The Slovenian stopper dislocated his shoulder on 12 December 2016 during the 3-0 away loss to Villarreal, requiring the 24-year old to undergo an operation.

Oblak has been out for three months
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Oblak has been out for three months

Spanish keeper Miguel Angel Moya has deputised for the absent Oblak in the team’s 16 official matches since then, however the club confirmed on Sunday that their number one is ready to return to action.


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