Premier League clubs have recently shown interest in signing the Atletico Madrid Midfielder Saul Niguez after the Spanish club have reportedly given a green signal to Saul for his exit this summer.
According to Manchester Evening News, Manchester United are willing to sign the Spanish midfielder before the start of next season. The Red Devils are long-time admirers of the midfielder. Saul was strongly linked with a move to United back in 2014. However, that attempt remained to be unsuccessful. Although now that Atletico Madrid are willing to accept offers for the 26-year-old, Manchester United could make the move possible this time.
The Spanish international is however not playing a part in the Euro 2020 squad for the Spanish national team. While he suffered to make a regular start for Atletico Madrid in the last year. Saul has made 337 appearances for Atletico and still has five years to run on his existing contract. Diego Simeone will be looking forward to refreshing his squad at Wanda Metropolitano this summer.
Who are the other Premier League Clubs in race to sign Saul
Apart from Manchester United, their arch-rivals Liverpool have also now joined the race to sign the Spanish midfielder. The Reds are also looking for a midfielder in the transfer market. As they are in search of a replacement for Georginio Wijnaldum.
Football transfer expert Fabrizio Romano claims that Atletico are ready to accept offers for Saul this summer. Moreover, the midfielder might be costing somewhere around £68m to make a move possible this summer.
Apart from Liverpool and Manchester United, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is also keen on sighing the Spanish midfielder. According to Spanish citation Mundo Deportivo, Tuchel wants to increase depth in the midfield to take some of the pressure off of Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic and N’Golo Kante.
It will be interesting to see where will Saul end up if he is going to be a part of any of the Premier League clubs.