Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted he does not think the Red Devils will be busy on the transfer front over the next few days, amid links with Chelsea target Saul Niguez.
It was the blues He is rumored to be considering a move for the Atletico Madrid midfielder Over the past few days, with the deadline still less than a week away. However, they appear to be facing stiff competition from United as both clubs are said to be keen to seal a deal.
The 26-year-old appears to be leaving the Wanda Metropolitano, but it remains unclear what his final destination will be.
colleagues in football. Londonsister nickname Manchester Evening News understand that py It is unlikely that Saul would make a moveThis information was backed up by Solskjaer, when he was asked to evaluate additional transfers following the arrival of Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane.
In an interview with VGTV, the Norwegian said: “I don’t think much will happen. If something happens, it’s a bonus. You never know what’s going on in the world of football.”
“But we had a very good window. I’m happy with what we did.”
The news that Manchester United are unlikely to secure Saul’s signature could be a huge boost for him Chelsea They aim to link his arrival to Stamford Bridge.
If he makes it to West London, he will compete with the likes of N’Golo Kante, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Mason Mount for a starting berth in the middle of the park.
Saul will also become Chelsea’s third arrival in the summer window after signing goalkeeper Marcos Pettinelli, as well as the club’s record transfer Romelu Lukaku.
The Spaniard still has three years to make his last deal in Spain, but has been tipped to move on loan to Chelsea, with the club retaining the option to buy at the end of the 2021/22 season.