I can’t believe my eyes, see what Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel did to Saul Niguez that amazed blue fans all over the world.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has handed new signing Saul
Niguez his debut for the club against Aston Villa.
The 26-year-old midfielder, who signed for the Blues on
transfer deadline day on a season-long loan deal from
Atletico Madrid, has been handed his first start for this
evening’s Premier League clash with Villa.
It was not clear that Saul would start due to Tuchel having an
array of options in the centre of midfield, but the Spain
international has been given the bod by his manager.
Here is Chelsea’s team to face Villa at Stamford Bridge:
Mendy; Chalobah, Silva, Rudiger; Hudson-Odoi, Kovacic,
Saul, Alonso; Ziyech; Havertz, Lukaku.
Jorginho starts on the bench for the clash, alongside the
likes of Mason Mount and Timo Werner .
Here’s how some Chelsea supporters reacted to the latest
team news with Saul the man on most people’s lips.
When speaking about the move to Chelsea earlier this month,
Saul spoke about some of the challenges he will be facing in
the Premier League.
“I’ve spent 15 years at Atletico Madrid, it’s my home. And
then, when the opportunity to join Chelsea came up, I
couldn’t turn it down,” the Blues loanee told the club’s official
“The last day of the transfer window was crazy but in the end
I could come here, as we all were hoping, so I have to seize
“Since I was a child, I always had two goals – to make history
at Atletico Madrid and to play in the Premier League, not only
because of the league itself but also for its culture and the
“The language is a big challenge for me and I want to learn it
as soon as possible in order to be able to communicate with
my team-mates simply and comfortably.
“At Atletico I used to speak with [Kieran] Trippier but my
English isn’t good enough. I don’t even dare to do interviews