With The Blues are on verge to completing the signing of Saul Niguez from Atletico Madrid on a season-long loan deal with a potential option to buy next summer, here at sportarena bring out, the series of eye-catching performances of talented midfielder.
Saul, 26, has establish himself as one of the best midfielder in La-Liga in the last three seasons, showcased series of remarkable display, by helped Diego Simeone’s men win La-Liga trophy twice including Europa League title.
During the last three seasons, Saul has been pivotal player under Diego Simeone. The Spain international would fill in where required: wing-back, left-back, left midfield, right midfield, as a six or an eight, or even further forward on the odd occasion.
But that versatility harmed Saul’s game time last season as Diego Simeone settled on a side in which Marcos Llorente, Koke and Thomas Lemar were given prominent midfield roles.
The 26-year-old started only 22 games in all competitions for Los Rojiblancos, and as a result of that Saul is consider exit from the club before the end of this month.
The Spaniard does most aspects of the game well. According to FBRef, he averaged 4.16 tackles and interceptions per 90 in La Liga last season while also had 1.55 shot-creating actions per 90 minutes in La-Liga last term.
Reports by Goal, claimed Saul has been offered to Chelsea on loan with an option to buy set at in between £34 million and £40 million.