Premier League will pave way for FA Cup fourth-round matches this weekend starting with Arsenal versus Manchester United clash at Emirates tonight. Other four top Leagues will continue as the search for Cardiff City new striker Emiliano Sala carry on. Sokkaa and football fans in Africa and beyond continue to hope and pray for the striker and his pilot. In the same breath, let us recognize five most solid goalkeepers in Europe by clean sheets in 2018/19 season so far.
5. Kepa Arrizabalaga- 10 Clean Sheets (23 Matches)
Chelsea is holding on to the 4th spot on the Premier League table by a narrow three points. The Blues fans are worried about their top four chances given the resurgence of Manchester United. Gonzalo Higuain has arrived to help with goal scoring task.
However, Stamford Bridge will be impressed by how quickly goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has settled at the club since arriving last summer. The Spaniard has kept 10 clean sheets in 23 matches so far this season. It is clear he is now allowing the tag for most expensive shot-stopper of all-time to distract him.
4. Ederson- 10 Clean Sheets (23 Matches)
Manchester City is making life harder for Liverpool in their quest to lift the Premier League for the first time in over 30 years. Pep Guardiola team has more experience and a solid goalkeeper between the posts.
The Brazilian shot-stopper has kept 10 clean sheets so far this season. He is good with his legs too. Last season David De Gea pipped him to lift the Golden Gloves, this season he will want to claim it for the first time. His team is only four points behind the Reds.
3. Jan Oblak- 10 Clean Sheets (20 Matches)
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There is no way this list can be complete without the name of Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak. The Slovenian is one of the most underrated shot-stoppers in Europe. This season so far, he has kept 10 clean sheets in only 20 matches he has played this season. Diego Simeone side is 5 points behind leaders Barcelona in the race for the La Liga title.