Man City lead the chase for Atletico Madrid’s Saul Niguez

Manchester City are close to signing Atletico Madrid’s Saul Niguez, according to a report on ESPN. The midfielder is out of agreement in 2026 and has a discharge provision of 150 million euros.

According to ESPN, City believe Saul is the perfect long-term replacement for Fernandinho. The Brazilian global is a key player in Pep Guardiola’s side yet at 34 doesn’t have numerous years left at the top dimension.

After missing out on Frenkie de Jong to Barça, City have changed their focus to Saul, who is as of now with the Spain squad.

Saul could leave Atletico at a difficult moment after the painful Champions League KO to Juventus. Be that as it may, he may not be the main player leaving, with Antoine Girezmann additionally looking for an exit.

City are ahead of Barça in the race to sign Saul. The Catalans have previously shown an interest in him but the arrival of De Jong and the money related side of an arrangement makes it entangled.

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