“I don’t know where he goes from this performance.” – Thomas Tuchel speaks on Saul’s half-time substitution in Chelsea’s victory over Watford

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has explained why he subbed off midfielder, Saul Niguez during Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Watford on Wednesday. Injuries to N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic and fitness doubts over Jorginho meant the on-loan Atletico Madrid midfielder was handed just a second league start of the season. As it transpired, Saul only lasted 45 … Read more

Report: Saul Niguez is in no rush to leave Chelsea, despite struggling for minutes

The Spain International has no plans to cut short his loan stay at Chelsea, despite struggling for minutes since joining in the summer. Saul was replaced at half-time during a disappointing debut against Aston Villa in September and one two-minute cameo in the Premier League. His only starts since then have come in the Carabao Cup, with … Read more

‘Got better and better’: Chelsea boss offers verdict on new signing after rough start

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has hailed Saul Niguez after his performance in the cup win over Southampton on Tuesday night.  Chelsea defeated Premier League rivals Southampton 4-3 on penalties last night to progress to the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup.  Tuchel picked out Chelsea midfielder Saul for special praise after his midweek display. ‘ The 26-year-old … Read more

“He’s in the adaptation phase.” – Alonso is confident Saul will show signs of improvement

Marcos Alonso is adamant that Saul Niguez will turn out to be ‘very good’ for Chelsea despite his slow start at Stamford Bridge. Saul Niguez has struggled to make an impact under Thomas Tuchel as he was hauled off at half time during his Premier League debut against Aston Villa last month. Saul has not … Read more

Thomas Tuchel: “Now we have added Saul and Ruben Loftus-Cheek to the group, and we have more possibilities.”

Chelsea’s options in midfield this season has been a topic of discussion in the last few weeks. The choices we have in the centre midfield position is in abundance, and it has been helped (or hindered depending on who you are), by the current form of Ruben Loftus-Cheek, and the impact Ross Barkley has been making off the … Read more

“Some players need more time than others, that’s completely natural.” Azpilicueta gives his verdict on Saul’s reaction after nightmare Chelsea debut

Saul struggled in his first appearance for Chelsea and was replaced by Jorginho at half time as Thomas Tuchel’s side went on to secure a 3-0 victory. Azpilicueta has backed his teammate to be an ‘important’ player for Chelsea this season and says the midfielder’s own reaction to his poor performance has been ‘spot on’. When … Read more

Saúl Ñíguez: ‘Wasn’t the expected debut,’

Saul Niguez says he is ‘really happy’ to have made his Chelsea debut despite being replaced at half-time against Aston Villa. The Spain international was thrown straight into the starting XI on Saturday after joining the Blues on a season-long loan with the option of a permanent deal in the final hours of the summer transfer window. On … Read more

“He is ready to kick off.” -Marcos Alonso raves about Saul Niguez

Marcos Alonso has heaped praise on Saul Niguez and is backing the midfielder to be a big success at Chelsea FC this season. However, Saul has had several days of training at Cobham alongside Alonso whilst other his other teammates are on international duty. Alonso knows Saul well from international duty from Spain and he … Read more

Paul Merson thinks Manchester United or Arsenal should have signed new Chelsea midfielder Saul Niguez

Paul Merson has hailed new Chelsea star Saul Niguez and claimed Manchester United and Arsenal should have made moves for the Spanish midfielder. Saul Niguez moved to the 2021 Champions League winners on a season-long loan deal. Merson believes Saul will turn out to be a ‘phenomenal signing’ for Chelsea and says fellow Premier League clubs Man United and Arsenal should have … Read more

“Saul is just another excellent player”, Gary Neville gives his verdict on Chelsea new signing

Gary Neville has lauded Chelsea’s activity in the summer transfer window as “exemplary”. Their business concluded on Tuesday night with the loan addition of Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez, who they can sign next year for £30m. He joins Marcus Bettinelli and Romelu Lukaku, who could be a game-changing, title-winning signing, as the three new faces … Read more