In the past few weeks, Saul Niguez’ future has been up in the air and the Spaniard has been heavily linked with Manchester United.
Last month, we covered a report (via Marca) claiming that Atletico Madrid would only sell their superstar midfielder if the Red Devils activate his mammoth release clause of 150 million euros.
However, recently, Todofichajes came up with a headline stating ‘Manchester United closes the signing of Saúl for €80M’. It is stated that due to current economic crisis, the player would leave for 80 million euros (£70.6million)
The Spanish outlet have mentioned that as per their information, the negotiations between United and Atletico are practically closed and the agreement will be made official at the end of the campaign.
If the reports turn out to be true then the signing will definitely put a smile on the faces of the Man United supporters.
Saul Niguez is one of the most complete midfielders in the world and he has the quality and experience to improve things in the center of the park at Old Trafford. The 25-year-old Rojiblancos man is in his peak years, he has got a rocket of a left foot and can dribble brilliantly as well.
Our midfield department has not been strengthened since the summer of 2018 when Fred was signed by Mourinho. This term, The Brazilian international has done well in the center with McTominay but other than the duo, our options have been limited. Matic is past his best and Pogba has spent most of the time on the injury table.
Therefore, United must move to improve the central midfield in the summer and it would be fantastic if we can lure a top star like Saul Niguez for £70.6million.