Saul Niguez

Born: November 21, 1994 (age 22)

Height: 5'11.5" (182cm)

Hometown: Elche, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Midfielder
Team: Atletico Madrid (no. 17)
Saul Niguez for Atletico Madrid on October 22, 2014
Career History
Youth2006-2008Real Madrid
2008-2010Atletico Madrid
Senior2010-2013Atletico Madrid B
2012-Atletico Madrid
→ 2013-2014Rayo Vallecano (loan)
Sports Mole has 200 articles about Saul Niguez. Articles 1 to 40:
Roma's Radja Nainggolan in action against Juventus on May 14, 2017
Manchester United 'monitoring Radja Nainggolan, Saul Niguez'
A report claims that Radja Nainggolan is still wanted by Manchester United, while Atletico Madrid ace Saul Niguez has also emerged as a potential target.
Sep 18, 09:38
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Team News: Antoine Griezmann starts at new Atletico Madrid stadium
Antoine Griezmann returns to the starting XI as Atletico Madrid welcome Malaga in the first game at their new stadium.
Sep 16, 18:39
Head coach of US Sassuolo Eusebio Di Francesco looks on during the Serie A match between US Sassuolo Calcio and Carpi FC at Mapei Stadium - Città del Tricolore on November 8, 2015
Result: Roma, Atletico Madrid ends all square
Roma and Atletico Madrid play out a stalemate in Tuesday night's Champions League Group C clash at the Stadio Olimpico.
Sep 12, 21:44
New York City Football Club (NYCFC) player David Villa poses during an event to unveil Major League Soccer (MLS) new logo, in New York on September 18, 2014
David Villa returns to Spain squad
New York City FC forward David Villa is named in the Spain squad for the first time since the 2014 World Cup.
Aug 25, 13:27
Saul Niguez in action for Spain Under-21s against Italy Under-21s on March 27. 2017
Saul Niguez: Theo Hernandez 'doesn't matter' to Atletico Madrid
Saul Niguez insists Theo Hernandez's decision to swap Atletico Madrid for Real Madrid must be respected, but adds that his ex-teammate 'no longer matters' to the club.
Jul 8, 17:13
Saul Niguez in action for Spain Under-21s against Italy Under-21s on March 27. 2017
Report: Saul Niguez's release clause set at £130m
A report claims that Saul Niguez's new nine-year contract with Atletico Madrid includes a release clause of £130m.
Jul 2, 17:48
Saul Niguez in action for Spain Under-21s against Italy Under-21s on March 27. 2017
Saul Niguez signs new Atletico Madrid deal
Saul Niguez signs a new long-term deal with Atletico Madrid, committing his future to the Spanish club until the summer of 2026.
Jul 1, 13:13
U21 Euro 2017 logo
Result: Germany beat Spain to win 2017 Under-21 European Championship
Germany win the 2017 Under-21 European Championships courtesy of a 1-0 win over favourites Spain in the final at the Jozef Pilsudski Stadium in Krakow.
Jun 30, 21:36
Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad on March 1, 2016
Saul Niguez: 'I have no intention of leaving Atletico Madrid'
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez insists that he has "no intention" of leaving the club anytime soon.
Jun 29, 20:26
Saul Niguez in action for Spain Under-21s against Italy Under-21s on March 27. 2017
Result: Saul Niguez hat-trick fires Spain Under-21s into Euro 2017 final
Saul Niguez scores a hat-trick as Spain beat Italy 3-1 to reach the final of the 2017 Under-21 European Championships.
Jun 27, 21:56
Marco Asensio in action during the friendly between Italy under-21s and Spain under-21s on March 27, 2017
Live Commentary: Spain Under-21s 3-1 Italy Under-21s - as it happened
Relive Spain's 3-1 victory over Italy as Saul Niguez's hat-trick fires Spain into the final of the Under-21 European Championships.
Jun 27, 19:57
Saul Niguez in action for Spain Under-21s against Italy Under-21s on March 27. 2017
Result: Spain Under-21s hold on to beat Portugal Under-21s
Goals from Saul Niguez, Sandro Ramirez and Inaki Williams earn Spain a 3-1 victory over Portugal at Under-21 Euro 2017.
Jun 20, 21:40
Marco Asensio in action during the friendly between Italy under-21s and Spain under-21s on March 27, 2017
Live Commentary: Portugal Under-21s 1-3 Spain Under-21s - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Spain's 3-1 victory over Portugal in Group B at Under-21 Euro 2017.
Jun 20, 19:15
Marco Asensio in action during the friendly between Italy under-21s and Spain under-21s on March 27, 2017
Marco Asensio "very happy" with Spain Under-21s win
Marco Asensio reveals his delight after scoring a hat-trick in Spain Under-21s 5-0 victory over Macedonia Under-21s at the 2017 Under-21 European Championships.
Jun 18, 12:35
Marco Asensio in action during the friendly between Italy under-21s and Spain under-21s on March 27, 2017
Albert Celades: 'Spain Under-21s blessed to have Marco Asensio'
Spain Under-21s boss Albert Celades hails Marco Asensio after the Real Madrid attacker scored a hat-trick in Saturday's 5-0 win over Macedonia Under-21s.
Jun 18, 09:40
Marco Asensio in action during the friendly between Italy under-21s and Spain under-21s on March 27, 2017
Result: Marco Asensio stars in thumping Spain Under-21s win
Spain Under-21s open their 2017 Under-21 European Championship campaign with a 5-0 win over Macedonia Under-21s at Stadion GOSiR.
Jun 17, 21:38
Denis Suarez in action during the friendly between Italy under-21s and Spain under-21s on March 27, 2017
Live Commentary: Spain Under-21s 5-0 Macedonia Under-21s - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the European Under-21 Championship clash between Spain Under-21s and Macedonia Under-21s, which Spain won 5-0.
Jun 17, 19:15
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford in action during his side's FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Hector Bellerin questions Marcus Rashford's England Under-21 absence
Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin questions Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford's absence from the European Under-21 Championships this summer.
Jun 16, 11:12
Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D match between Spain and Turkey on July 17, 2016
Result: Alvaro Morata rescues late draw for Spain against Colombia
Alvaro Morata's late equaliser rescues a 2-2 draw for Spain in their international friendly with Colombia to extend Julen Lopetegui's unbeaten start as manager.
Jun 7, 22:28
Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad on March 1, 2016
Saul Niguez: 'Diego Costa welcome back at Atletico Madrid'
Saul Niguez insists that Chelsea forward Diego Costa "would be well received" if he re-joined Atletico Madrid this summer.
May 30, 22:56
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Atletico's Saul Niguez not worried if Antoine Griezmann joins Manchester United
Saul Niguez insists that Atletico Madrid will cope if they lose Antoine Griezmann, who has been heavily linked to Manchester United.
May 30, 09:58
Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane celebrate after the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Result: Real Madrid reach Champions League final
Real Madrid will face Juventus in the 2017 Champions League final after recording a 4-2 aggregate success over city rivals Atletico Madrid.
May 10, 21:38
Diego Simeone watches on during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 2-1 Real Madrid (Real Madrid 4-2 on aggregate) - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the second leg of the Champions League semi-final at the Vicente Calderon, where Real Madrid overcame Atletico.
May 10, 18:45
Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad on March 1, 2016
Saul Niguez: 'Atletico Madrid fans vital in second leg'
Saul Niguez calls on Atletico Madrid's supporters to be "the 12th man" in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg against Real Madrid.
May 9, 20:36
Cristiano Ronaldo has an unsuccessful attempt during extra time of the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League semi-final first leg between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid from the Bernabeu.
May 1, 19:01
Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring during the Champions League quarter-final second leg between Leicester City and Atletico Madrid on April 18, 2017
Result: Valiant Leicester City bow out of Champions League after Atletico Madrid draw
Leicester City bow out of the Champions League at the quarter-final stage after they draw 1-1 with Atletico Madrid, leaving the Spaniards to progress 2-1 on aggregate.
Apr 18, 21:37
Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring during the Champions League quarter-final second leg between Leicester City and Atletico Madrid on April 18, 2017
Live Commentary: Leicester City 1-1 (1-2 on agg) Atletico Madrid
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Leicester City's 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
Apr 18, 18:45
Fernando Torres holds back the tears after the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Team News: Fernando Torres starts on Atletico Madrid bench
Fernando Torres starts on the bench for Atletico Madrid's trip to Leicester City in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Apr 18, 18:40
Saul Niguez in action for Spain Under-21s against Italy Under-21s on March 27. 2017
Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez reveals bladder problem
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez says that he has been forced to play "with an internal catheter" due to a bladder problem.
Apr 17, 12:54
Antoine Griezmann in action for Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid beat Leicester City thanks to controversial penalty
A controversial penalty from Antoine Griezmann earns Atletico Madrid a 1-0 victory over Leicester City in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
Apr 12, 21:35
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Valencia and Atletico Madrid on March 6, 2016
Result: Antoine Griezmann strikes late to derail Real Madrid's title hopes
Antoine Griezmann scores five minutes from time to cancel out Pepe's opener and earn Atletico Madrid a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid at the Estadio Bernabeu.
Apr 8, 17:07
Gareth Bale celebrates with his Real Madrid teammates after opening the scoring in the Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester City on May 4, 2016
Team News: BBC return for Madrid derby
Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo return as Real Madrid host Atletico Madrid.
Apr 8, 14:16
Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad on March 1, 2016
Result: Spain Under-21s edge past Italy Under-21s in friendly
Spain Under-21s extend their unbeaten streak to nine matches courtesy of a 2-1 win over Italy Under-21s at the Stadio Olimpico.
Mar 27, 22:01
Antoine Griezmann celebrates in the air after scoring the opener during the Champions League quarter-final between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona on April 13, 2016
Saul Niguez: 'Antoine Griezmann is happy at Atletico Madrid'
Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez says that Antoine Griezmann is happy at the club, despite reported interest from the Premier League.
Mar 27, 12:21
Diego Simeone gestures during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid secure first-leg advantage
Atletico Madrid record a 4-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League clash in Germany on Tuesday night.
Feb 21, 21:39
Diego Simeone gestures during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Live Commentary: Bayer Leverkusen 2-4 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Champions League last-16 first leg between Bayer Leverkusen and Atletico Madrid from Germany.
Feb 21, 18:45
Antoine Griezmann in action for Atletico Madrid on September 21, 2016
Antoine Griezmann hails composed Atletico Madrid display
Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann is delighted with the way his side returned to their old ways in beating Eibar 2-0 at Ipurua Municipal Stadium.
Jan 7, 20:01
Head coach Diego Pablo Simeone of Atletico de Madrid claps during the UEFA Champions League Group C match between Club Atletico de Madrid and FC Astana at Vicente Calderon stadium on October 21, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
Result: Atletico Madrid beat Eibar to regain fourth spot
Atletico Madrid return to the top four in La Liga with a 2-0 victory over tricky Eibar on Saturday afternoon.
Jan 7, 17:05
Diego Simeone gestures during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Live Commentary: Eibar 0-2 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Eibar and Atletico Madrid.
Jan 7, 14:15
Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad on March 1, 2016
Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez: 'I have lacked consistency'
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez admits that he has 'lacked consistency' during the 2016-17 campaign.
Jan 6, 21:39



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona55001721515
2Sevilla541071613
3Atletico MadridAtletico5320104611
4Valencia52309369
5Real Sociedad430111749
6Real Betis530267-19
7Real Madrid52219548
8Athletic Bilbao52124317
9Leganes52123307
10Villarreal42026516
11Levante41305416
12Las PalmasLas Palmas520358-36
13EibarEibar5203310-76
14GironaGirona512235-25
15Getafe411234-14
16Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo5113611-54
17Espanyol411238-54
18Celta Vigo410357-23
19AlavesAlaves500508-80
20Malaga5005111-100
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