Chelsea reach agreement to sign Atletico's Saul
European champions, Chelsea, have reached a agreement with Spanish champions, Atletico Madrid, for the loan signing of Saul Niguez.
This was disclosed by respected Italian transfer specialist, Fabrizio Romano, on Twitter.
Saul had previously been linked with a move to Manchester United and Chlesea but the latter appeared to have won the race for the Spaniard.
Chelaea are expected to get the 26-year-old midfielder for €5m and the Spaniard has reportedly reached personal terms with the Blues.
He is expected in London to sign his contract before an official announcement is made.
"Saúl to Chelsea, HERE WE GO! Agreement reached for €5m loan from Atletico Madrid. Personal terms agreed.
"Saúl will be in London soon to sign the contract. Final details and the deal will be announced. Difficult deal but finally set to be completed," Romano tweeted.