Manchester City have turned down the signing of Spanish midfielder Saul Niguez. On the final day of the summer transfer window, it was Chelsea, who signed on loan from Atletico Madrid.
The Daily Star reports that Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola is not interested in signing Saul in midfield. After an offer from Atletico Madrid asked to swap with Bernardo Silva on the last day of the summer transfer window.
News reports indicate that Atletico Madrid are doing their best to remove Saul from the team before the market closes. By making an offer plus another amount of money to Manchester City in exchange for Bernardo. But That was rejected back.
There were subsequent talks with Chelsea before Saul’s loan signing took place in the final hours of the summer transfer window on August 31. There is an option to buy the Spaniard midfielder for £30 million in the middle of next year. The 25-year-old midfielder will be wearing the number 17 shirt at Chelsea. The old number that was initially used with Atletico Madrid before moving to the current number 8.