Thursday October 17 2019
Manchester United target Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez

Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez is on Manchester United’s shortlist for a transfer in 2020, according to reports.

The Spain international is one of six players listed as being wanted by the Red Devils, who are desperate to reinforce a threadbare squad over the coming transfer windows.

Saturday October 12 2019
Saul Niguez: Goals mean nothing if we do not win

Saul Niguez had no time for individual praise after Spain were held to a 1-1 draw in Norway.

La Roja's Euro 2020 qualification was delayed by the result, and they are now aiming for a positive result against Sweden next week to seal a spot in the tournament next summer.

The Atletico Madrid midfielder netted his first international goal in over 12 months to put Spain in front just after half time, but they were unable to hold on for all three points.

"We need to learn lessons from tonight.

Saturday October 12 2019
POST MATCH: Spain's Euro 2020 qualification delayed by Norway draw

Spain's qualification for Euro 2020 has been delayed after they slipped to a late 1-1 draw away in Norway.

Robert Moreno's side can still seal their spot in next summer's tournament with a positive result away against Sweden next week.

Bournemouth striker Josh King netted a 93rd minute penalty, after goal keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga fouled Omar Elabdellaoui.

Both sides struggled to create chances in the first half, with King having the only real chance to break the deadlock - with Kepa making an alert save, just after the half hour mark.

Saturday August 17 2019
Atletico Madrid confirm captaincy group for 2019-20 season

Atletico Madrid have confirmed they will name four players as captain for the 2019-20 La Liga season.

Manager Diego Simeone has made the decision to share the captaincy role between four players, following the summer departure of former club captain Diego Godin - as well as experienced figures including Juanfran Torres, Antoine Griezmann and Filipe Luis.

Spanish international Koke was vice captain under Godin, and he has been named as the primary captain, and will lead the side out in their opening game of the season at city rivals Leganes.

Sunday July 14 2019
Atletico Madrid to offer Saul Niguez new deal

Atletico Madrid are set to offer Saul Niguez a new contract, to ward off interest from Manchester United, according to reports in Diario AS.

The Spanish international has been linked with a move to Premier League rivals Manchester City, prior to their eventual move for Rodri, however Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side have retained an interest in the Spanish international.

Thursday May 23 2019
Saul Niguez set for Atletico Madrid stay

Atletico Madrid have been handed a boost by the news that Saul Niguez will remain at the club beyond this season, report Marca.

Various reports had linked the midfielder with a summer move to either Manchester City or Manchester United, but Los Rojiblancos will not budge on his €150m release clause.

Such a hefty price tag has ensured that no club has made an approach for the Spain international and he looks set to be a key member of the first-team squad next season.

Wednesday April 3 2019
Manchester United want Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez

Manchester United are rivalling interest from Manchester City in Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez, say ESPN FC.

The report comes on the same day that Onda Cero linked City with a move instead for his Atleti teammate Rodri, whose contract contains a €70m release clause.

Spain international Saul has spent the entirety of his professional career at Los Rojiblancos, scoring 33 goals across 240 first-team appearances.

Saturday March 30 2019
Atletico Madrid to demand €150m for Saul Niguez

Atletico Madrid will not budge on their €150m asking price for Spanish international Saul Niguez this summer.

The midfielder has been rumoured to be on Pep Guardiola's list of targets for Manchester City, however the former Barcelona boss is believed to be reluctant to meeting his €150m release clause.

The 24 year-old signed an eight year contract before the start of the 2018-19 season, following interest from La Liga rivals Barcelona, with the clause inserted into the new deal.

Wednesday March 20 2019
ESPN: Manchester City closing in on Saul Niguez

Manchester City are edging closer to an agreement with Atletico Madrid for the summer transfer of Saul Niguez, according to sources in ESPN.

The Spanish international has been highlighted by City boss Pep Guardiola ass a summer transfer target, although he could face competition from former club Barcelona, who are reportedly keen on the 24 year-old.

La Blaugrana were rumoured to have a bid turned down by Diego Simeone's side in the summer, as the Elche-born midfielder signed seven year contract to remain in the Spanish capital. 

Tuesday March 19 2019
Saul Niguez replaces Fabian Ruiz in Spain squad

Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez has been called up to the Spain squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers following an injury to Fabian Ruiz.

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) tweeted on Monday evening that Fabian would be replaced due to sustaining a fever by the Atleti midfielder.

It comes as a blow for the Napoli midfielder Ruiz, 22, who had received his first-ever call-up to the Roja set-up for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Norway and Malta.

Saul now has an opportunity to add to his 15 caps for La Roja.

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