Chelsea have accomplished the last-minute, Deadline Day signing of Saul Niguez on a season-long mortgage from Atletico Madrid.
The Blues agreed a €4million charge with the LaLiga outfit to convey the Spain worldwide to Stamford Bridge for the season, with an choice to make the deal everlasting subsequent summer time for £30m.
It appeared as if a deal was doubtful when the 11pm deadline handed with out an announcement, however the paperwork was submitted within the nick of time.
After breaking into the Atleti first group on the age of 17, Saul has made greater than 300 appearances for the membership and has lifted the LaLiga title twice.
Regardless of that includes in two Champions League finals, the midfielder is but to raise the celebrated trophy – which is presently residing in west London.
Having accomplished the signing of Rodrigo de Paul, Diego Simeone seemingly noticed the midfielder as surplus to necessities and was dropped prime the bench for the 2-2 draw with Villareal this weekend.
talkSPORT’s Spanish soccer knowledgeable Kevin Hatchard described what Saul would convey to Stamford Bridge and he believes he’s precisely what the Blues want.
“I believe Chelsea are getting a wonderful participant. They’re getting somebody with plenty of expertise.
“Somebody’s who’s only one a title, LaLiga, and performed plenty of huge Champions League matches.
“He’s versatile and an actual tiger in there – actually tenacious.
“I believe he’s excellent for Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea actually”
Having already signed Romelu Lukaku, Thomas Tuchel hoped so as to add Jules Kounde to his defensive ranks having let Kurt Zouma be part of West Ham United.
But Sevilla have reportedly blocked a transfer for the France worldwide and sporting director Monchi stood by the membership’s stance.
Kounde, who joined the La Liga aspect in 2019, has made 91 appearances for Sevilla and attracted the eye of a lot of Europe’s prime golf equipment.
“There’s been plenty of speak about strikes made for Jules, nearly all of which have been rejected by the participant,” mentioned Monchi.
“If there was one membership he appreciated the look of, it was Chelsea.”
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