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Saul Niguez

Born: November 21, 1994 (age 23)

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 266 articles about Saul Niguez. Articles 1 to 40:
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
Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United on April 22, 2018
Saul Niguez hails 'legendary' Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
Saul Niguez claims that Arsenal need more than "good football" if they are to challenge for European honours following the Gunners' 2-1 aggregate loss to Atletico Madrid.
May 4, 13:34
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone calls for togetherness against Arsenal
Diego Simeone issues a rallying cry ahead of Atletico Madrid's home match against Arsenal after resting key players for the win over Alaves.
Apr 29, 21:50
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Live Commentary: Arsenal 1-1 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as 10-man Atletico Madrid claim a 1-1 draw at Arsenal in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final tie.
Apr 26, 19:05
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid slip up to leave Barcelona on brink of La Liga title
Atletico Madrid fail to make up substantial ground on Barcelona at the top of La Liga as they play out a goalless draw with Real Betis at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Apr 22, 21:39
Saul Niguez in action for Spain Under-21s against Italy Under-21s on March 27. 2017
Arsenal 'show Saul Niguez interest'
Arsenal will consider a move for Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez at the end of the season, according to a report.
Apr 12, 11:35
Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo have a chat during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Result: Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid share the spoils
Antoine Griezmann cancels out an effort from Cristiano Ronaldo as Atletico Madrid come from behind to draw 1-1 with Real Madrid in La Liga.
Apr 8, 17:03
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid edge past Deportivo La Coruna
Atletico Madrid move four points clear of third-placed Real Madrid in La Liga courtesy of a 1-0 win over struggling Deportivo La Coruna.
Apr 1, 21:38
Fernando Torres in action for Atletico Madrid in April 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid soar into Europa League quarters by thrashing Lokomotiv Moscow
Atletico Madrid thrash Lokomotiv Moscow 5-1 at the RZD Arena to complete a comprehensive 8-1 aggregate victory in their Europa League last-16 tie with the Russian outfit.
Mar 15, 17:52
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Live Commentary: Lokomotiv Moscow 1-5 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Relive how Atletico Madrid made a Europa League statement with a 5-1 thrashing of Lokomotiv Moscow, courtesy of Sports Mole's live updates from the Russian capital.
Mar 15, 15:00
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Diego Simeone: 'Atletico Madrid were superior in victory over Lokomotiv Moscow'
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone claims that his side were "superior" after brushing aside Lokomotiv Moscow in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 clash.
Mar 8, 22:43
Henrikh Mkhitaryan in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Everton on February 3, 2018
Europa League roundup: Arsenal and Atletico Madrid win, Borussia Dortmund suffer
Both Arsenal and Atletico Madrid claim victories in the first legs of their Europa League last-16 fixtures, while Borussia Dortmund suffer a defeat to Red Bull Salzburg.
Mar 8, 22:04
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid take commanding first-leg lead over Lokomotiv Moscow
Atletico Madrid open up a 3-0 first-leg lead in their Europa League last-16 tie against Lokomotiv Moscow with a commanding performance at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Mar 8, 19:54
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring for Atletico Madrid on September 17, 2017
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 3-0 Lokomotiv Moscow - as it happened
Relive how Atletico Madrid put down a marker in the Europa League with a 3-0 first-leg win over Lokomotiv Moscow, courtesy of Sports Mole's live updates from Spain.
Mar 8, 17:00
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Result: Lionel Messi nets as Barcelona beat Atletico Madrid
Barcelona open up an eight-point lead at the top of La Liga courtesy of a 1-0 win over second-placed Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou.
Mar 4, 17:08
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring for Atletico Madrid on September 17, 2017
Result: Antoine Griezmann nets four in Atletico Madrid win
Atletico Madrid move to within four points of La Liga leaders Barcelona courtesy of a 4-0 win over Leganes at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Feb 28, 22:20
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring for Atletico Madrid on September 17, 2017
Result: Dominant Atletico Madrid put four past Copenhagen
Atletico Madrid record an impressive 4-1 away victory over hosts Copenhagen in the first leg of their last-32 Europa League clash at the Parken Stadium.
Feb 15, 21:53
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid move to within six points of Barcelona
Atletico Madrid close the gap on La Liga leaders Barcelona to six points courtesy of a 1-0 win at struggling Malaga.
Feb 10, 17:10
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Angel Correa's thunderbolt sees Atletico Madrid triumph
Angel Correa scores the only goal of the match as Atletico Madrid record a 1-0 win over Valencia in Sunday night's La Liga clash at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Feb 4, 21:40
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Sevilla oust Atletico Madrid to reach final four of Copa del Rey
Sevilla beat Atletico Madrid 3-1 on the night and 5-2 on aggregate to remain on course for a sixth Copa del Rey crown, as they reach the semi-final stage.
Jan 23, 22:20
Saul Niguez in action for Spain Under-21s against Italy Under-21s on March 27. 2017
Atletico Madrid chief: 'Barcelona failed with Saul Niguez bid'
Barcelona tried to sign Saul Niguez in the summer but were a few days too late to trigger his release clause, according to Atletico Madrid chief Miguel Angel Gil Martin.
Dec 29, 20:10
Fernando Torres gives the thumbs-up after leaving hospital on March 3, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid beat Alaves to go second in La Liga
Atletico Madrid rise into second position in La Liga courtesy of a 1-0 win over Alaves at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Dec 16, 21:37

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Real Madrid5410123913
2Barcelona44001431112
3AlavesAlaves531185310
4Celta Vigo522110828
5Atletico MadridAtletico52215418
6Sevilla521210647
7Espanyol52125417
8Real Sociedad52127707
9Getafe52124407
10EibarEibar521256-17
11GironaGirona421156-17
12Athletic Bilbao31205415
13Villarreal512223-15
14Real Betis412113-25
15Valencia504135-24
16Levante5113811-34
17Huesca5113613-74
18Real Valladolid503235-23
19Rayo Vallecano4103310-73
20Leganes5014410-61

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