Chelsea’s quick move to close the signing of Saúl and that is because the Alicante midfielder is very close to joining the discipline of Tuchel’s team imminently. Atlético will receive about € 50M for this operation, which it will be able to reinvest to reinforce the attack, although it does not rule out reinforcing the core with another cash.
Although it is also on the table, to postpone the payment and close the deal in the form of an assignment with an option to buy, what is clear is that the rojiblanco club will receive the sum required for the sale of the midfielder, now or in 2022.
For Tuchel it was important to have a versatile man to join him with Kanté and Jorginho, and the Spanish mattress and international player seems to be the option that most convinces him of those he has on the table.
The two clubs are in constant contact so news is expected before the end of the week. Although it seemed that Saúl would continue under Simeone’s orders, his goodbye has a 95% probability of consuming itself in the next few days. So much so that Atlético has begun to probe the market in LaLiga to reinforce its midfield.
The footballer’s environment has confirmed that there are many options for the footballer to continue his career in the Premier League, although they have not wanted to reveal the destination team.