Chelsea have announced the signing of Saul Niguez from Atletico Madrid, the club’s press office has officially reported today. So, among other of today’s official football transfers, Saul is very excited to join Chelsea.
The Spanish midfielder has signed a season-long loan deal and here is the football news on it. And though Atletico demanded for an obligation for Chelsea to buy him, the Blues got their way.
They have secured Saul with just an option for a permanent transfer at the end of the season.
Meanwhile, Atletico are set to receive 4 million euros for the loan of the 26-year-old player.
In other words, the London club loaned Saul for 4 million euros with an option to buy for €35 million.
Saul managed to score 53 goals in 447 appearances for the Madrid club and he has 2 Europa League titles, the Copa del Rey, the UEFA Super Cup, one domestic cup and La Liga trophy under his belt.
Official Football Transfers – Saul Is Very Excited to Join Chelsea
And now, Saul Niguez has himself commented on joining Chelsea on a season-long loan spell.
“I am very excited to start this new challenge,” said the Spaniard, as the club’s press office quotes.
“Blues fans, I am one of you now and can’t wait to wear the shirt, start training and see all of you. See you soon!” he continued.