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Saul Niguez

Born: November 21, 1994 (age 24)

Height: 6'0" (184cm)
Weight: 11st 14lb (76kg)

Hometown: Elche, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Midfielder
Team: Atletico Madrid (no. 17)
Saul Niguez for Atletico Madrid on October 22, 2014
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Career History
Youth2006-2008Real Madrid
2008-2010Atletico Madrid
Senior2010-2013Atletico Madrid B
2012-Atletico Madrid
→ 2013-2014Rayo Vallecano (loan)
Sports Mole has 287 articles about Saul Niguez. Articles 1 to 40:
Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin pictured in November 2018
How Atletico Madrid could line up against Juventus
Sports Mole looks at how Atletico Madrid could line up in Wednesday's Champions League clash with Juventus.
Feb 18, 13:52
Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring against Real Madrid in La Liga on February 9, 2019.
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Juventus - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Atletico Madrid's Champions League clash with Juventus in Madrid.
Feb 18, 13:38
Saul Niguez in action for Atletico Madrid on September 29, 2018
Manchester City 'make £130m Saul Niguez top summer target'
Manchester City reportedly make the signing of £130m-rated Saul Niguez from Atletico Madrid their number one transfer priority this summer.
Feb 17, 13:51
Antoine Griezmann in action for Atletico Madrid on January 26, 2019
How Atletico Madrid could line up against Real Madrid
Sports Mole looks at how Atletico Madrid could line up in Saturday's Madrid derby with Real Madrid.
Feb 7, 14:52
Raphael Varane and Dani Carvajal hold off Diego Costa in the Madrid derby between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on September 29, 2018
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of the La Liga clash between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid.
Feb 7, 14:22
Saul Niguez in action for Atletico Madrid on September 29, 2018
Pep Guardiola rules out Saul Niguez swoop
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola rules out a move for Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez.
Dec 11, 18:35
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez celebrates scoring against Real Madrid in El Clasico on October 28, 2018
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, predicted lineups and a full match preview of Saturday night's La Liga clash between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona.
Nov 22, 16:15
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Tottenham Hotspur on October 3, 2018
Combined XI: Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona
Ahead of Saturday's clash at the Wanda Metropolitano, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the two squads of Atletico Madrid and Barcelona.
Nov 22, 14:03
Antoine Griezmann in action for Atletico Madrid on September 29, 2018
How Atletico Madrid could line up against Barcelona
Sports Mole looks at how Atletico Madrid could line up in Saturday's La Liga clash with Barcelona.
Nov 22, 13:32
David de Gea looks downbeat during the World Cup group game between Portugal and Spain on June 15, 2018
Saul Niguez: 'Criticism of David de Gea not helpful'
Spain midfielder Saul Niguez comes to the defence of international teammate David de Gea amid criticism of the goalkeeper.
Nov 18, 09:41
Sergio Ramos reacts during the Nations League game between Spain and England on October 15, 2018
How Spain could line up against Croatia
Sports Mole looks at how Spain could line up in Thursday's UEFA Nations League clash with Croatia.
Nov 13, 17:22
Gabriel Jesus scores from the spot during the Champions League group game between Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk on November 7, 2018
Champions League Team of the Week - Gabriel Jesus, Gareth Bale, Riyad Mahrez
Sports Mole selects its Champions League team of the week for matchday four, including Gabriel Jesus, Riyad Mahrez and four Real Madrid players.
Nov 8, 11:39
Raheem Sterling celebrates with Kieran Trippier after scoring the opener during the Nations League game between Spain and England on October 15, 2018
Result: England stun Spain with memorable victory in Seville
England produce one of their best away performances in recent memory to beat Spain 3-2 in their UEFA Nations League clash at the Estadio Benito Villamarin in Seville.
Oct 15, 21:42
Spain's Rodrigo scores their second goal past England's Jordan Pickford during the UEFA Nations League match on September 8
Preview: Spain vs. England - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole looks ahead to Monday's UEFA Nations League showdown between Spain and England, including team news, predictions and a full match preview.
Oct 13, 20:34
Spain midfielder Marco Asensio celebrates scoring during his side's Nations League clash with Croatia on September 11, 2018
How Spain could line up against England
Sports Mole looks at how Spain could line up for Monday's UEFA Nations League showdown with England in Seville.
Oct 13, 19:12
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Saul Niguez: 'I want to retire at Atletico Madrid'
Spain midfielder Saul Niguez reveals that he wants to 'retire' at Atletico Madrid in a huge blow to the likes of Barcelona and Manchester United.
Oct 10, 13:10
Raphael Varane and Dani Carvajal hold off Diego Costa in the Madrid derby between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on September 29, 2018
Result: Atletico hold Real in goalless Madrid derby
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid play out a goalless derby at the Bernabeu as both sides fail to take advantage of Barcelona's dropped points earlier in the day.
Sep 29, 21:38
Spain midfielder Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during his side's Nations League clash with Croatia on September 11, 2018
Saul Niguez: Joining Real Madrid is "unthinkable"
Saul Niguez says that it would be "almost impossible" to swap Atletico Madrid for Real Madrid, as he prepares for Saturday's clash between the rival clubs.
Sep 29, 12:20
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring for Atletico Madrid on September 25, 2018
How Atletico Madrid could line up against Real Madrid
Ahead of Saturday's Madrid derby at the Bernabeu, Sports Mole looks at how Atletico Madrid could line up against Real Madrid.
Sep 27, 13:38
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring for Real Madrid on August 19, 2018
Combined XI: Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid
Ahead of Saturday's Madrid derby at the Bernabeu, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the two squads of Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.
Sep 27, 12:58
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema scores the equaliser during his side's UEFA Super Cup clash with Atletico Madrid on August 15, 2018
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Saturday's Madrid derby between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.
Sep 27, 12:28
Spain midfielder Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during his side's Nations League clash with Croatia on September 11, 2018
Saul Niguez 'has no desire to leave Atletico Madrid'
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez does not want to leave the Wanda Metropolitano under any circumstances, according to a report.
Sep 17, 13:15
Spain midfielder Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during his side's Nations League clash with Croatia on September 11, 2018
Manchester United 'prepared to meet Saul Niguez buy-out clause'
Manchester United are reportedly prepared to spend £134m on Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez.
Sep 13, 23:55
Spain midfielder Marco Asensio celebrates scoring during his side's Nations League clash with Croatia on September 11, 2018
Result: Luis Enrique's new-look Spain rout World Cup runners-up Croatia
Marco Asensio stars with a goal and four assists as Spain shock World Cup runners-up Croatia with a 6-0 hammering in their UEFA Nations League encounter in Elche.
Sep 11, 21:42
Spain midfielder Marco Asensio celebrates scoring during his side's Nations League clash with Croatia on September 11, 2018
Live Commentary: Spain 6-0 Croatia - as it happened
Relive how Spain rediscovered their swagger with a 6-0 rout of World Cup finalists Croatia, with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from the Estadio Martinez Valero.
Sep 11, 18:45
Nacho celebrates after putting his side in front during the World Cup group game between Portugal and Spain on June 15, 2018
Nacho: 'Saul Niguez is a great player'
Real Madrid defender Nacho hints that he wants his side to move for Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez.
Sep 9, 23:18
England's Luke Shaw lies on the pitch after sustaining an injury during the UEFA Nations League match against Spain on September 8, 2018
England provide Luke Shaw injury update
Manchester United defender Luke Shaw "is awake and alert" and will be closely observed overnight after picking up a head injury during England's 2-1 defeat to Spain.
Sep 8, 23:01
Spain's Rodrigo scores their second goal past England's Jordan Pickford during the UEFA Nations League match on September 8
Result: Spain overcome England at Wembley
Spain come from behind to record a 2-1 win over England in their UEFA Nations League opener at Wembley.
Sep 8, 21:44
Spain's Rodrigo scores their second goal past England's Jordan Pickford during the UEFA Nations League match on September 8
Live Commentary: England 1-2 Spain - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the UEFA Nations League clash between England and Spain from Wembley Stadium, which finished 1-2.
Sep 8, 18:45
Sergio Ramos in action for Spain on September 2, 2017
How Spain could line up against England
Sports Mole looks at how Spain could line up for Saturday's UEFA Nations League clash against England at Wembley.
Sep 6, 15:53
Barcelona defender Jordi Alba in action during his side's La Liga clash with Eibar on February 17, 2018
Barcelona full-back Jordi Alba omitted from Spain squad
Barcelona left-back Jordi Alba is absent from Luis Enrique's first Spain squad ahead of the UEFA Nations League fixtures against England and Croatia.
Aug 31, 22:36
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann in action during the 2018 Europa League final on May 16, 2018
Result: Antoine Griezmann fires Atletico Madrid past Rayo Vallecano
Atletico Madrid pick up their first win of 2018-19 season courtesy of Antoine Griezmann's solitary strike against newly-promoted Rayo Vallecano.
Aug 25, 21:07
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa celebrates after opening the scoring in the UEFA Super Cup match against Real Madrid on August 15, 2018
Diego Costa hails Atletico Madrid "cojones"
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa talks up the importance of his side's UEFA Super Cup victory over Real Madrid and insists that they can beat anyone in the world.
Aug 16, 20:14
Atletico Madrid celebrate winning the UEFA Super Cup on August 15, 2018
Result: Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid to win Super Cup
Atletico Madrid win the UEFA Super Cup with a 4-2 victory over Real Madrid after extra time as Julen Lopetegui's reign as Los Blancos boss gets off to a losing start.
Aug 15, 22:36
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa celebrates with teammates after opening the scoring in the UEFA Super Cup match against Real Madrid on August 15, 2018
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 2-4 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Relive Atletico Madrid's 4-2 win over Real Madrid as Diego Simeone's side win the 2018 UEFA Super Cup against their city rivals.
Aug 15, 19:00
Luka Modric in action for Real Madrid on May 6, 2018
Team News: Luka Modric left out for Real Madrid's Super Cup clash against Atletico Madrid
Luka Modric is left out of Real Madrid's starting lineup to face Atletico Madrid.
Aug 15, 18:49
Fernando Hierro at the World Cup European playoff draw on December 1, 2018
Preview: Iran vs. Spain - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup fixture between Iran and Spain in Group B.
Jun 18, 11:55
Saul Niguez in action for Spain Under-21s against Italy Under-21s on March 27. 2017
Saul Niguez picks out Spain's 2018 World Cup rivals
Spain midfielder Saul Niguez says that Germany, Brazil and France will be his nation's three main rivals to triumph at the 2018 World Cup.
May 24, 22:02
Saul Niguez in action for Spain Under-21s against Italy Under-21s on March 27. 2017
Saul Niguez eyeing starting role for Spain
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez vows to "make things difficult" for Spain boss Julen Lopetegui when it comes to selecting his starting XI for the 2018 World Cup.
May 24, 13:25
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Preview: Marseille vs. Atletico Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Europa League final as French side Marseille take on two-time winners Atletico Madrid at the Groupama Stadium in Lyon.
May 14, 18:49

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27212474205465
2Liverpool26205159154465
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs26200654252960
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd26156552351751
5Arsenal26155653371650
6Chelsea26155645291650
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2611693433139
8Watford2610793434037
9Everton2796123639-333
10West Ham UnitedWest Ham2696113239-733
11Bournemouth26103133747-1033
12Leicester CityLeicester2695123134-332
13Crystal Palace2676132734-727
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2676132839-1127
15Burnley2676132947-1827
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2667132234-1225
17Cardiff CityCardiff2674152447-2325
18Southampton2659122844-1624
19Fulham2645172558-3317
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2625191448-3411

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