According to Sky Sports News, a deal has been made for the European champions to sign the Spain international, who wants to play in the Premier League.
The 26-year-old has made over 300 appearances for Atletico Madrid since getting into the first squad as a 17-year-old in 2012. He was part of Diego Simeone’s title-winning side last season.
The Spain international has been linked with a move to the Premier League in the past, with suggestions this summer intensifying that Manchester United would compete with Chelsea for his signing.
However, on the final day of the transfer window, Chelsea appear to have a free run at the 26-year-old, and Saul is eager on a move to Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea fans will be happy to hear this news and hope Saul strengthens the squad more
According to the report from Skysports and Italian Sports journalist Fabrizio Romano, English Premier League giants Chelsea football club have agreed to sign Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez on a season long loan with an option to buy.
The Spaniard had a remarkable 2020/2021 season with Atletico Madrid football club, and he was able to guide the team to win the Spanish Laliga Santander title.
Saul’s excellent performance with Atletico Madrid football club last season made him to be linked with a move to many top clubs in Europe, and Chelsea football club have finally won the race.
Thomas Tuchel led team have been working so hard on signing new players in this summer transfer window, in order to defend their Champions League title and to compete for the English Premier League this season, and they’ve been able to sign Romelu Lukaku from Inter Milan, before they agreed to sign Saul Niguez from Atletico Madrid.
The Spain national team star is now expected to fly to England later today in order to complete his deal before the transfer window closes.
Fabrizio Romano reported via his verified Twitter handle on Tuesday evening that;
“Saúl to Chelsea, HERE WE GO! Agreement reached for €5m loan from Atletico Madrid. Personal terms agreed. Saúl will be in London soon to sign the contract. 🔵🤝.”
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