Manchester United are in advance transfer discussion with Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez. According to report, the reds are offering to pay half of the Spanish player release clause when the transfer window opens.
Saul Niguez possesses great footballing quality that is likened to that of former Liverpool star Xabi Alonso. The 25-years-old Spaniard have been picked to be the ideal replacement for Paul Pogba in case the French international leaves in the summer.
Atletico Madrid are requesting £132m for Saul Niguez, but the reds are only willing to pay have that price for the versatile midfielder. Saul is crucial piss in Diego Simeone led Atletico Madrid side, and it is not certain the club will be willing to let him go easily.
Since he broke into Atletico Madrid first team in 2014, Saul Niguez have scored almost 30 goals in 275 competitive appearances for the Los Rojiblancos. Saul is garnished with enough experience and quality to replace Paul Pogba. Manchester United have been hunted by Paul Pogba transfer saga since last summer, and it is uncertain if the player will stay at the end of the season.