Saul Niguez: Chelsea are among the clubs who offered the Atletico Madrid midfielder on loan | football news

Chelsea are among the clubs that have had the opportunity to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez on loan.

Saul was part of Diego Simeone’s title-winning side last season, but will be allowed to leave the club this summer.

The 26-year-old has made over 300 appearances for Atlético since entering the first team when he was 17 years old in 2012.

He also played 19 matches for Spain but was left out of the Euro squad this summer.

Manchester United have been eyeing the midfielder alongside Eduardo Camavinga of Rennes.

Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel said on Sunday he was pleased with his squad. However, he may be looking to sign another midfielder after that Allow Billy Gilmore to join Norwich City on loan.

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Tuchel already has a number of midfield options including Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic and N’Golo Kante.

Chelsea are trying to find clubs for midfielders Timoe Bakayoko, Who is close to joining AC Milan on loan?Ross Barkley and Danny Drinkwater.

Chelsea in talks with Rudiger

Chelsea are in talks with defender Antonio Rudiger’s representatives over a new contract.

The Germany international is entering the final year of his current contract, but has told Tuchel that he remains fully committed to the club playing in the Premier League.

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Chelsea are in talks with defender Antonio Rudiger’s representatives over a new contract

However, Rudiger wants to evaluate all his options before deciding on the next step in his career.

Chelsea were in the process of extending the 28-year-old’s contract last October before allowing him to leave on loan when Tottenham, Paris Saint-Germain and Milan were interested.

The loan move did not materialize after Rudiger opted to stay and fight for his place, becoming the first choice since Frank Lampard’s Tuchel took charge.

He could sign a pre-contract agreement with a foreign club in January, with Real Madrid and PSG both interested.

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