Saul Niguez


Donny van de Beek, Saul Niguez among Premier League's biggest bench riders

With six months of the 2021-22 Premier League season played and clubs enjoying an ersatz, staggered "winter break," this feels like a good time to look back and take stock. While plenty of big-name players have lit up the league in the opening half of the campaign, many more have had to be content to wait patiently on the sidelines for a rare opportunity to impress. Very patiently.

Thomas Tuchel: Saul Niguez Making Chelsea Impact After Confidence Increase

Thomas Tuchel is delighted to see Saul Niguez making the 'huge step' to producing impactful performance for Chelsea which has seen his confidence levels in recent weeks rise. It hasn't been plain sailing for the 27-year-old since his Deadline Day loan arrival from Atletico Madrid. 13 appearances in all competitions later, Saul is starting to show signs of settling in the English capital.

Thomas Tuchel’s promising Saul Niguez and Lewis Hall comments

Thomas Tuchel gives promising update on Saul Niguez and Lewis Hall. Following a win against Chesterfield that Chelsea would have been expecting, Thomas Tuchel revealed that he was beginning to see what he wanted in both Saul Niguez and Lewis Hall. When asked in a press conference after the match...

Thomas Tuchel Lauds Saul Niguez's Chelsea Display in Dominant Spurs Victory

Saul Niguez earned plaudits from Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel for his performance against Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday night. The 27-year-old returned to the starting XI, just like he did against Brentford in the quarter finals, for the Carabao Cup semi final first leg clash at Stamford Bridge as the Blues sealed a 2-0 win, courtesy of Kai Havertz and a Ben Davies own goal.
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Chelsea's Saul Niguez defended by manager Thomas Tuchel despite struggles

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel admits he is concerned over the woes of Saul Niguez, but called on fans to stop piling hate onto the struggling midfielder. The ex-Atletico Madrid star has been a shadow of his former self since swapping La Liga for the Premier League, failing to carve a successful role in the Blues' midfield rotation.

“I will protect my players” – Thomas Tuchel reacts to Saul Niguez stick

Chelsea made the loan signing of Saul Niguez on deadline day in the summer and at the time he was seen as a very wise signing. Chelsea needed an extra player to play in the 6 role and more cover in midfield, and due to the fact that he was only being signed on loan with an option to purchase next summer, it was seen as a low-risk move.