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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 255 articles about Saul Niguez. Articles 1 to 40:
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.
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
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Clinical Atletico Madrid claim narrow win over Real Betis
Atletico Madrid leapfrog Real Madrid back into third place in La Liga following a 1-0 away at Real Betis achieved against the run of play.
Dec 10, 17:09
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea deserved to win against Atletico Madrid'
Antonio Conte insists that Chelsea were worthy of a win in their 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid in Group C of the Champions League on Tuesday night.
Dec 5, 22:54
Antonio Conte cuts a frustrated figure during the Champions League group game between Roma and Chelsea on October 31, 2017
Result: Chelsea finish as Group C runners-up with Atletico Madrid draw
Chelsea finish as runners-up to Roma in Group C after being held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico Madrid in Tuesday night's Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 5, 21:40
Fernando Torres gives the thumbs-up after leaving hospital on March 3, 2017
Team News: Fernando Torres starts against Chelsea
Alvaro Morata leads the Chelsea line as they welcome Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Dec 5, 19:00
Antonio Conte gives instructions during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Live Commentary: Chelsea 1-1 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Chelsea are denied top spot in Group C after a 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid in Tuesday's game at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 5, 18:45
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid play out goalless draw
Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid play out a goalless draw in Saturday night's Madrid derby at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Nov 18, 21:40
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: 'Real Madrid helped me develop'
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez says that his time in the Real Madrid youth system helped him reach his current level.
Nov 17, 22:48
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
Manchester United 'eye £134m summer move for Saul Niguez'
Manchester United are reportedly lining up a summer move for Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez, who has a minimum release clause of £134m in his contract.
Nov 14, 09:57
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Atletico Madrid 'contact Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil'
Atletico Madrid reportedly signal their intent to try to sign Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil on a pre-contract agreement in January.
Nov 13, 17:51
Alvaro Morata of Spain celebrates scoring in the Euro 2016 match against Turkey on June 17, 2016
Result: Spain put five goals past Costa Rica
Impressive Spain put five unanswered goals past Costa Rica in Saturday night's international friendly in Malaga.
Nov 11, 22:27
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
Result: Atletico Madrid snatch late winner at Deportivo La Coruna
Atletico Madrid leave it late to claim a 1-0 victory over Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga.
Nov 4, 17:05

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