The Blues are eyes a potential deal to sign Atletico Madrid’s midfielder Saul

Chelsea are plotting a late loan move for Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez before the transfer deadline day.

The reports claims in an attempt to fringe a number of midfielders this summer, Tuchel side are also eying Saul as a potential midfield option.

It emerged last week that the Blues would consider the possibility of signing the Spanish international.

However, Chelsea would like to seal a deal for Sevilla and France international Jules Kounde before turning their attention to any other player.

Chelsea late loan Saul deal set to be decided this week

Saul Niguez has emerged as a target for the London side, and it is believed the European Champions will make a decision on the Spaniard this week.

Football super journalist, Fabrizio Romano took to his official Twitter account saying:

“Saúl is one of the possibilities for Chelsea as he has chances to leave Atletico, as reported here. Chelsea will decide this week whether to buy a new midfielder or not.”

“Priority Koundé deal, outgoings & deciding on new midfielder.”

Thomas Tuchel main objective is to win the Premier League this campaign. He has strengthened the attacking department by adding Romelu Lukaku, following the departure of Tammy Abraham.

And with age catching up with experienced defenders. Tuchel is plotting a move for a center-back, with France international Jules Kounde on their radar.

With a number of players set to released, the Atletico midfielder is touted as a potential signing for the Blues ahead of the deadline day.


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