Liverpool and Chelsea have held talks with the agent of Saul Niguez as Atletico Madrid look ahead to Manchester United to submit their opening supply, in keeping with Marca.
Niguez has been with Atletico his whole skilled profession having joined their youth ranks as a toddler and he’s developed into a longtime first crew common underneath boss Diego Simeone lately.
The 26-year-old made 41 appearances in all competitions final season to assist Atletico win the La Liga title forward of rivals Actual Madrid and he’s additionally earned 19 caps for the senior Spanish aspect having represented his nation at numerous youth ranges.
Nevertheless, Niguez’s future is in critical doubt as his first crew place is underneath risk following the arrival of Rodrigo de Paul this summer time and Atletico are ready to cash-in to assist ease their monetary troubles.
Marca says each events really feel it is likely to be the right time to half methods and a transfer to England could possibly be the perfect resolution as Niguez is eager to check himself within the extra bodily Premier League.
Manchester United have been closely linked with the midfielder in current weeks and the Day by day Mail reported over the weekend that Outdated Trafford chiefs are more and more assured a deal could possibly be agreed at round £45m this summer time.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is eyeing a brand new midfielder amid on-going doubts surrounding the way forward for Paul Pogba – who has only one 12 months left on his contract – and it seems Niguez is being lined-up as a possible alternative.
Marca says Atletico are ready for Manchester United to submit their supply however the Pink Devils danger dropping out because the Spanish publication claims Liverpool and Chelsea have joined United in holding talks with Niguez’s agent.
Jurgen Klopp is out there for a brand new midfielder after Gini Wijnaldum joined Paris Saint-Germain on a free switch following the expiration of his contract at Anfield and Niguez has been touted as a alternative for the Dutchman.
Chelsea are additionally anticipated to flex their monetary muscle out there as Thomas Tuchel seems to strengthen his Champions League profitable squad and Niguez is seemingly on the German coaches radar.
We’ll have to attend and see how issues develop over the approaching days but it surely seems like there could possibly be a three-way battle to lure Niguez to the Premier League this summer time and he’d be a wonderful signing for whoever finally ends up profitable the race.