Anwar Ibrahim (Cairo)
At a time when the name of the Spanish star, Saul Niguez, player of Atletico Madrid, was frequently mentioned, as the next target for Barcelona, in the framework of a reciprocal deal with Frenchman Antoine Griezmann, Joshua Barnett, the player’s agent, came out with a statement, in which he confirmed that Saul has not yet decided on his future, and that he has a lot in front of him. Offers, not just Barcelona.
Saul is considered one of the main cadres in the Argentine squad, Diego Simeone, coach of “Atleti”, in recent years, where he participated with him in more than 300 matches, in various competitions.
He still has 5 years left in Saul’s contract (26 years), but he has openly announced that he wants to leave for a new experience elsewhere.
Saul’s agent said: All options are available, and he did not rule out his departure to any team, indicating that he is seeking to achieve what is in the interest of his client, but he admitted that nothing has been decided so far, although he made it clear that the player has a choice between leaving or staying with «Athlete». ».
The name Saul was associated with more than one club other than Barcelona, all of which are big clubs, in England and Germany, where Manchester United requested him last season, and the deal did not take place, and Liverpool requested him this season to compensate for the departure of Dutch midfielder Wijnaldum, who moved to Paris Saint-Germain, but he did not enter In serious negotiations with Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich is still following the player’s position with great interest.
Barcelona was the last interested in acquiring Saul’s services, as part of the exchange deal with Griezmann, who does not mind returning to “Rokhi Blancos”, according to most Spanish press sources.