Saul Niguez signs new contract with Atletico Madrid

August 6, 2020

first_imgAtletico Madrid have confirmed that midfielder Saul Niguez has extended his deal at the club until 2021. Sport EN His form has led to his inclusion in Vicente del Bosque’s Spain squad for this summer’s European Championships.  This season he’s played a key role, making 45 official appearances and scoring eight goals, including the decisive strike in the 1-0 win over Bayern Munich recently.  “I’m really happy to be able to continue defending this shirt,” Saul said after penning his new terms.  Saul joined the club’s academy in 2007 and has since progressed through the Rojiblanco set up.  Upd. at 18:47 CESTcenter_img “He’s in a great moment but will grow a lot more because he has huge potential.” “Saul is an excellent footballer, who has trained in our academy and reinforces our commitment to players from this house.  He made his debut for the B team at the age of 16 and played for the first team in the Europa League against Besiktas back in 2012.  Sporting director Jose Luis Caminero added: “We’re all very happy with the agreement reached.  18/05/2016 A loan spell at Rayo Vallecano followed before he returned to Diego Simeone’s first team. last_img

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