Chelsea make opening bid for Madrid star


Chelsea are looking for midfield reinforcement and according to reports in Spain the Blues have set their sights on La Liga as they want to sign their next midfield star from Spain.

Don Balon reports Antonio Conte is keen to sign Atletico Madrid star Saul Ninguez who is contracted with the Colchoneros until 2026.

One of the most promising products of Atletico academy, Saul has one goal and one assist in 13 appearances in all competitions so far this season but despite being only 22 he has already plenty of International experience.


The U 21 Spain International, in fact, has already played 161 games with Atletico Madrid senior team scoring 23 goals and registering 11 assists.

The Spanish media outlet claims Chelsea have put € 80 million on the table to sign the talented Spain midfielder but Atletico Madrid are not open to sell.

The player has a € 150 million release clause included in his current deal and Atletico Madrid won’t accept any fee lower than that.