Saul Niguez

Born: November 21, 1994 (age 21)

Height: 5'11.5" (182cm)

Hometown: Elche, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Midfielder
Team: Atletico Madrid (no. 17)
Saul Niguez for Atletico Madrid on October 22, 2014
Career History
Youth2006-2008Real Madrid
2008-2010Atletico Madrid
Senior2010-2013Atletico Madrid B
2012-Atletico Madrid
→ 2013-2014Rayo Vallecano (loan)
Sports Mole has 137 articles about Saul Niguez. Articles 1 to 40:
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak punches clear during the Champions League semi-final second leg against Bayern Munich on May 3, 2016
Live Commentary: Bayern Munich 2-1 Atletico Madrid (2-2 on aggregate, Atletico win on away goals) - as it happened
Relive Bayern Munich's 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid as the Spanish outfit hold out to reach the final of the Champions League on away goals.
May 3, 17:45
Saul Niguez celebrates after giving Atletico Madrid the lead against Bayern Munich in their Champions League semi-final at the Vicente Calderon on April 27, 2016
Diego Simeone confident of keeping Saul Niguez at Atletico Madrid
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is "not afraid" that Saul Niguez will leave the Vicente Calderon at the end of the season.
Apr 29, 20:52
Pep Guardiola follows the game during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Bayern Munich and Juventus on March 16, 2016
Bayern Munich's Pep Guardiola: 'You can kill me if we lose to Atletico Madrid'
Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola says "you can kill me" if his side lose to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals.
Apr 29, 18:40
Saul Niguez celebrates after giving Atletico Madrid the lead against Bayern Munich in their Champions League semi-final at the Vicente Calderon on April 27, 2016
Report: Barcelona have first option on Atletico Madrid starlet Saul Niguez
Barcelona reportedly have first option to sign Atletico Madrid's rising star Saul Niguez.
Apr 29, 15:16
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola watch proceedings during the German Cup DFB Pokal second round football match between VfL Wolfsburg vs FCB Bayern Munich in Wolfsburg, on October 27, 2015.
Pep Guardiola "not happy" with Bayern Munich display
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola admits that he is unhappy with his side's display in their 1-0 Champions League semi-final defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Apr 27, 22:36
Jan Oblak for Atletico Madrid on July 22, 2014
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak: 'Tie far from over'
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak insists that his side will be ready for a "tough" Champions League semi-final second leg against Bayern Munich next week.
Apr 27, 22:26
Antoine Griezmann celebrates in the air after scoring the opener during the Champions League quarter-final between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona on April 13, 2016
Antoine Griezmann "very happy" with Atletico Madrid win
Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann says that he is "very happy" with his side's 1-0 win over Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final.
Apr 27, 22:24
Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres hits the post during his side's Champions League semi-final first leg against Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon on April 27, 2016
Manuel Neuer: 'Bayern Munich lacked aggression and courage'
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer admits that his side lacked aggression and courage in the first half of their semi-final defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Apr 27, 22:16
Fernando Torres shouts in Antoine Griezmann's ear after scoring for Atletico Madrid against Barcelona on September 12, 2015
Atletico Madrid's Fernando Torres hails "fantastic night"
Fernando Torres reveals his delight after helping Atletico Madrid record a 1-0 win over Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final.
Apr 27, 22:00
Saul Niguez celebrates after giving Atletico Madrid the lead against Bayern Munich in their Champions League semi-final at the Vicente Calderon on April 27, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid hold out for first-leg lead over Bayern Munich
Atletico Madrid frustrate Bayern Munich to gain a 1-0 lead at the halfway stage of their Champions League semi-final tie.
Apr 27, 21:37
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola reacts as he holds a ball that went out of play during the UEFA Champions League football match between Arsenal and Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium in London, on October 20, 2015.
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 1-0 Bayern Munich - as it happened
Relive Atletico Madrid's 1-0 victory over Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon as the hosts gain a slender advantage in their Champions League semi-final tie.
Apr 27, 17:45
Augsburg's Dominik Kohr battles with Thiago Alcantara of Bayern on September 12, 2015
Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago pays tribute to Atletico Madrid
Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago pays tribute to Atletico Madrid ahead of their meeting in the semi-finals of the Champions League this week.
Apr 26, 16:06
Fernando Torres celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Brentford on April 17, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid move level on points with Barcelona
Atletico Madrid move level on points with Barcelona at the top of La Liga courtesy of a 3-0 victory over Granada at the Vicente Calderon.
Apr 17, 19:04
Antoine Griezmann celebrates in the air after scoring the opener during the Champions League quarter-final between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona on April 13, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid knock out Barcelona in quarter-finals of Champions League
Atletico Madrid beat the holders Barcelona 2-0 in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final to make the semi-finals of the European competition.
Apr 13, 21:37
Saul Niguez and Jordi Alba in action during the Champions League quarter-final between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona on April 13, 2016
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 2-0 (3-2) Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Champions League quarter-final second leg between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona in Madrid.
Apr 13, 18:45
Luis Suarez celebrates scoring again during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Team News: Luis Suarez among five Barcelona changes at Atletico Madrid
Luis Suarez is one of five new faces in Barcelona's starting lineup for Wednesday night's Champions League quarter-final second leg against Atletico Madrid.
Apr 13, 18:36
Fernando Torres sees red during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona at the Vicente Calderon.
Apr 12, 15:45
Diego Simeone watches on during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Preview: Espanyol vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's La Liga clash between Espanyol and Atletico Madrid as Diego Simeone's side aim to close the gap on leaders Barcelona.
Apr 8, 13:38
'That man' Luis Suarez celebrates his equaliser during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Result: Luis Suarez double downs ten-man Atletico Madrid
Luis Suarez scores twice at Camp Nou as Barcelona come from behind to beat 10-man Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
Apr 5, 21:39
Three-headed Broadway star Neymar, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi celebrate scoring during the Copa del Rey game between Barcelona and Valencia on February 3, 2016
Preview: Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg between defending champions Barcelona and La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou.
Apr 4, 19:19
Fernando Torres shouts in Antoine Griezmann's ear after scoring for Atletico Madrid against Barcelona on September 12, 2015
Result: Atletico Madrid move to within six points of Barcelona in La Liga table
Atletico Madrid return to winning ways in La Liga with a 5-1 home success over Real Betis in Saturday's clash at the Vicente Calderon.
Apr 2, 16:49
Diego Simeone bellows during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Villarreal on February 20, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Real Betis
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Atletico Madrid and Real Betis at the Vicente Calderon.
Mar 31, 18:16
Atletico Madrid's midfielder Saul Niguez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on December 13, 2015
Report: Manchester United eye summer move for Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez
Manchester United are reportedly preparing a £31m summer move for Atletico Madrid's 21-year-old midfielder Saul Niguez.
Mar 22, 10:19
Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann vies with PSV Eindhoven's Andres Guardado and Jetro Willems on March 15, 2016
Result: Juanfran penalty sends Atletico Madrid through
Juanfran keeps his cool in sudden-death penalties to send Atletico Madrid into the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Mar 15, 22:33
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on February 27, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid comfortably see off Deportivo La Coruna to continue unbeaten run
Saul Niguez, Antoine Griezmann and Angel Correa help themselves to goals as Atletico Madrid ease to a 3-0 win over an out-of-form Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga.
Mar 12, 21:18
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Valencia and Atletico Madrid on March 6, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid too strong for 10-man Valencia
Atletico Madrid beat 10-man Valencia 3-1 at the Mestalla on Sunday night to move within eight points of La Liga leaders Barcelona.
Mar 6, 21:20
Gary Neville on the sidelines during the Europa League game between Valencia and Rapid Vienna on February 18, 2016
Preview: Valencia vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole previews Sunday's La Liga clash between Valencia and Atletico Madrid at the Mestalla.
Mar 4, 17:55
Saul Niguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad on March 1, 2016
Manchester United 'step up Saul Niguez pursuit'
Manchester United reportedly "step up" their pursuit of Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez.
Mar 2, 21:25
Antoine Griezmann takes a penalty during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad on March 1, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid move within five points of Barcelona in La Liga
Atletico Madrid close the gap on La Liga leaders Barcelona to five points courtesy of a 3-0 win over Real Sociedad at the Vicente Calderon.
Mar 1, 21:50
Atletico Madrid's Argentinian coach Diego Simeone gestures during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs RCD Espanyol at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on November 28, 2015.
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 3-0 Real Sociedad - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad at the Calderon, which ended in a 3-0 home win.
Mar 1, 19:00
Atletico Madrid's midfielder Saul Niguez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on December 13, 2015
Manchester United target Saul Niguez rejects new Atletico Madrid deal?
Speculation claims that Saul Niguez, who is reportedly a target of Manchester United, rejects Atletico Madrid's offer of a new contract.
Feb 28, 09:13
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on February 27, 2016
Result: Antoine Griezmann nets as Atletico Madrid win at Bernabeu
Antoine Griezmann scores the only goal of the match as Atletico Madrid record a 1-0 win at rivals Real Madrid in La Liga on Saturday afternoon.
Feb 27, 16:51
Atletico Madrid's midfielder Saul Niguez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on December 13, 2015
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez 'had boots stolen' at Real Madrid
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez claims that he had his football boots and food stolen during his time in the Real Madrid youth system between 2006 and 2008.
Feb 26, 20:06
Stefan Savic and Roberto Soldado in action during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Villarreal on February 20, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid, Villarreal play out goalless draw
Atletico Madrid and Villarreal play out a goalless draw in their La Liga clash at the Vicente Calderon on Sunday night.
Feb 21, 21:20
Atletico Madrid's midfielder Saul Niguez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on December 13, 2015
Saul Niguez wants 'lifetime Atletico Madrid deal'
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez, who has been strongly linked with Manchester United, claims that he wants to sign "a lifetime contract" at his current club.
Feb 11, 15:28
Saul Niguez celebrates with Jose Maria Gimenez after scoring his team's second goal during the La Liga match between Atletico Madrid and Eibar on February 6, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid come from behind to beat Eibar
Jose Gimenez, Saul Niguez and Fernando Torres score the goals as Atletico Madrid come from one goal behind to beat Eibar 3-1 in their La Liga clash in Madrid.
Feb 6, 16:53
Atletico Madrid's Argentinian coach Diego Simeone gestures during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs RCD Espanyol at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on November 28, 2015.
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 3-1 Eibar - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Atletico Madrid and Eibar at the Vicente Calderon, which ended in a 3-1 home win.
Feb 6, 14:00
Saul Niguez for Atletico Madrid on October 22, 2014
Saul Niguez: 'Filipe Luis, Diego Godin apologised for red cards'
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez reveals that both Filipe Luis and Diego Godin apologised to their teammates for seeing red in Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Barcelona.
Jan 30, 21:12
 Luis Suarez celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring his team's second goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Club Atletico de Madrid at Camp Nou on January 30
Result: Barcelona beat nine-man Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou
Barcelona move three points clear at the top of the La Liga table courtesy of a 2-1 win over nine-man Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou on Saturday afternoon.
Jan 30, 16:52
Pablo Hernandez celebrates during the Copa del Rey game between Atletico Madrid and Celta Vigo on January 27, 2016
Result: Celta Vigo stun Atletico Madrid to reach Copa del Rey semi-finals
Celta Vigo stun Atletico Madrid by claiming a 3-2 victory at the Vicente Calderon and booking themselves a spot in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey.
Jan 27, 21:21
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona362745104297585
2Atletico MadridAtletico36274560164485
3Real Madrid362664105327384
4Villarreal361810844311364
5Athletic Bilbao361771255441158
6Celta Vigo36169115057-757
7Sevilla361410124943652
8Malaga361112133433145
9Valencia361111144444044
10Las PalmasLas Palmas36127174449-543
11Real Sociedad36119164247-542
12EibarEibar36119164656-1042
13Real Betis361011153150-1941
14Espanyol36117183667-3140
15Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo36718114359-1639
16Granada3699184265-2336
17Rayo Vallecano36811174870-2235
18Getafe3698193564-2935
19Sporting GijonSporting Gijon3698193761-2435
20Levante3678213466-3229