Chelsea are actively working to sign Atletico Madrid’s Saul Niguez on loan for the season with a buyout option.
The 26-year-old midfielder has a contract until 2026 with Atlético, the only club he has ever played for.
At Atletico Sol fell into the hierarchy. He played 33 games last season when Atletico won La Liga by scoring two goals. But this summer, Diego Simeone’s team signed Rodrigo de Paul, who plays in the center of midfield.