Rodrigo De Paul to join Atletico Madrid as Saul ready to move on

Rodrigo De Paul was all the time more likely to depart Udinese this summer season.

The Argentine midfielder excelled for the Italian membership in a poor facet, virtually singlehandedly serving to them to a fourteenth-placed end.

What was much less clear, nonetheless, was his potential vacation spot. Arsenal, Liverpool and Atletico Madrid have been all rumoured to be within the 28-year-old, with all three sides needing midfield reinforcements.

However, Atletico gained the race, with the Spanish champions agreeing a 35 million euro deal to convey De Paul throughout the Mediterranean and to the Spanish capital.

Atletico misplaced Thomas Partey in the summertime of 2020, however have been unfazed by his departure and held on to edge out cross-city rivals Real Madrid for the La Liga crown on the final day of the season.

However, with Lucas Torreira coming back from his mortgage spell on the membership, the Spanish facet seem gentle in midfield. De Paul will definitely assist that, and can take a number of the strain away from Marcos Llorente, who has been excellent for Diego Simeone’s facet.

Saul Niguez on the best way out?

According to switch journalist Fabrizio Romano. Saul Niguez might nicely be on his approach out of Madrid. The 26-year-old got here via the ranks at Atletico, and has gone on to make over 300 appearances for Simeone’s facet, scoring 43 targets within the course of.

Where he’ll find yourself, nonetheless, stays a thriller. Bayern Munich are mentioned to have pulled out of the race for his signature, whereas his 36 million pound valuation as per transfermarkt guidelines out a large number of golf equipment.

Despite that valuation, Saul has a rumoured launch clause of 43 million kilos, which has beforehand attracted the eye of Chelsea and Manchester United.

If he does transfer on, will probably be fascinating to see how Rodrigo De Paul can substitute the Spaniard within the capital.

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