Barca ‘have option on Saul’

Barcelona reportedly have first refusal on Atletico Madrid’s Champions League semi-final match-winner, Saul Niguez.

Sport reports that Barca received the rights to Saul as part of the deal that took David Villa from Camp Nou to Vicente Calderon in 2013.

Saul was one of two players included in the agreement, the other being full-back Javi Manquillo, who is on loan at Marseille and has also had a spell with Liverpool.

Barca have the right to match any offer made for Saul, who is under contract to Atletico until 2020, his deal containing a €60m release clause.

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