Saul Niguez is set to leave Atletico Madrid this summer with Chelsea among a number of clubs offered the chance to sign the midfielder.
Niguez, who came through the youth academy at Atletico is expected to be loaned out with Chelsea and Manchester United chasing for his signature. The Red Devils are watching the midfielder align with Eduardo Camavinga from Rennes.
He has played 19 times for Spain but was left out of their Euros squad this summer.
Thomas Tuchel said on Sunday he was happy with his Chelsea squad but he may feel he needs another midfielder after allowing Billy Gilmour to join Norwich City on loan last month.
Saúl is set to leave Atléti.
Chelsea opened talks for Saúl days ago. There’s official bid now on the table – loan with buy option. 🔵 #CFC
Also Manchester United have asked for Saúl again in the last 24 hours, he’s in the list with Camavinga. 🔴 #MUFC
He’s ready for PL move. pic.twitter.com/dAAFHzdiYq
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 24, 2021