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
Career History
Youth2006-2008Real Madrid
2008-2010Atletico Madrid
Senior2010-2013Atletico Madrid B
2012-Atletico Madrid
→ 2013-2014Rayo Vallecano (loan)
Sports Mole has 221 articles about Saul Niguez. Articles 1 to 40:
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
Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad on March 1, 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
Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad on March 1, 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
Thomas Partey celebrates scoring for Atletico against Levante on January 2, 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
Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad on March 1, 2016
Manchester United to offer Ander Herrera, Juan Mata for Saul Niguez?
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez is reportedly wanted by Manchester United, who are willing to include Ander Herrera and Juan Mata as part of a swap deal.
Oct 26, 19:29
Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad on March 1, 2016
Chelsea to offer Atletico Madrid £71m for Saul Niguez?
Chelsea are believed to be lining up a club-record £71m bid for Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez.
Oct 25, 15:22
Diego Simeone watches on during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid held by Qarabag in Baku
Atletico Madrid are held to a goalless draw by Qarabag in Wednesday night's Champions League group match in Baku.
Oct 18, 18:55
Andre Gomes in action for Portugal in June 2017
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez 'stunned by decision to start Andre Gomes'
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were reportedly unhappy with Ernesto Valverde's selection gamble to hand Andre Gomes his first start of the season against Atletico Madrid.
Oct 15, 20:48
Athletic Bilbao's coach Ernesto Valverde looks on during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 20, 2014
Ernesto Valverde: 'Barcelona put on a great show'
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde believes that his side put on a "great show" in Saturday's 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid.
Oct 15, 12:17
Diego Simeone gestures during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid, Barcelona share the spoils at Wanda Metropolitano
Luis Suarez cancels out a first-half effort from Saul Niguez as Barcelona come from behind to draw 1-1 with Atletico Madrid at Wanda Metropolitano.
Oct 14, 21:40
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 1-1 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano, which finished 1-1.
Oct 14, 18:45
Sergio Aguero is pursued by Village People fan Serge Aurier during the Champions League quarter-final between Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain on April 12, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Oct 12, 15:21
Saul Niguez in action for Spain Under-21s against Italy Under-21s on March 27. 2017
Result: Spain book spot at 2018 World Cup
Spain book their spot at the 2018 World Cup courtesy of a 3-0 win over Albania in their penultimate Group G clash on Friday night.
Oct 6, 21:40
Angel Correa celebrates with Saul Niguez during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Brentford on April 17, 2016
Saul Niguez: 'Atletico Madrid can damage Barcelona'
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez insists that his team "can damage" Barcelona in their La Liga meeting after the international break.
Oct 6, 14:56
Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad on March 1, 2016
Saul Niguez: 'Atletico Madrid must improve'
Saul Niguez admits that Atletico Madrid "have to put in more" after a disappointing goalless draw with Leganes in La Liga on Saturday night.
Oct 2, 15:28
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Diego Simeone: 'Chelsea were better than Atletico Madrid'
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone claims that Chelsea 'were better than them' in Wednesday night's Champions League defeat at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Sep 28, 10:51
Michy Batshuayi nabs the second during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Result: Michy Batshuayi strikes late to earn Chelsea win at Atletico Madrid
Chelsea record their second successive win in Group C as Michy Batshuayi scores with the last kick of the game to earn the Blues a 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid.
Sep 27, 21:42
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 1-2 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Chelsea's dramatic 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Sep 27, 18:45
Eden Hazard in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard starts against Atletico Madrid
Eden Hazard is handed a start for Chelsea's trip to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Sep 27, 18:38
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



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