Complicated season for Saul
Ñíguez, who has lost his place of privilege in the decisions of Diego Pablo Simeone, coach of the
Atlético de Madrid
. Still important, the youth squad is no longer the undisputed starter.
The clash last weekend, before him Getafe, was a clear example of the uncomfortable situation that the people of Elche are experiencing at this time. It was the bet of Cholo in the starting eleven, to give the team more physicality in the middle of the field. And he only lasted 45 minutes on the field.
Simeone replaced him at halftime, giving entry to Joao Felix, because the team was not capable of generating hardly anything in attack. Not that it was the fault of SaulObviously, but he was the one sacrificed to try to give the team another air.
A situation that has led the player to consider a future far from the Athletic, according to the newspaper Ace. The aforementioned newspaper stated that the Bayern Munich has made the player get interested.
With the people of Madrid, Ñíguez He still has a contract until 2026, and a buyout clause of 150 million euros. An amount out of the market right now, which in Germany is reduced to 50 million euros at most in disbursement for it.
According to the newspaper ‘Express’,“ A transfer of Ñíguez at Bayern it is not realistic at the moment ”. “The center of the field of Bayern is well filled by Joshua Kimmich (26), Leon Goretzka (26), Javi Martínez (32), Marc Roca (24), Corentin Tolisso (26) and Tiago Dantas (20), therefore in Munich you can only imagine a transfer, “said the aforementioned newspaper.
For its part, according to the newspaper ‘Bild’,“ There would be no offer from Bayern for the footballer ”, for now. That does not mean that the German champion is not attentive to his situation, because if he finally leaves the Athletic, it would be a great market opportunity. It is clear that, if this continues, it will be in Germany or elsewhere, the player will try to find a way out in the summer.