Saul Niguez remains determined to revive his Chelsea loan spell after being substituted at half-time AGAIN throughout victory over Watford…though Thomas Tuchel insists his elimination was a ‘tactical resolution’ with Spaniard on a yellow card
- Saul is determined to revive his Chelsea loan spell after setback at Watford
- The midfielder got here off at half-time in Chelsea’s 2-1 win on Wednesday night time
- Both of his Premier League begins have now ended with him being taken off
- Thomas Tuchel stated that he was influenced by Saul’s first-half yellow card
Saul Niguez remains determined to revive his Chelsea loan spell after one other setback at Watford.
Midfielder Saul got here off at half-time in Chelsea’s 2-1 win. Both his Premier League begins have now ended with him being taken off on the interval.
Saul’s newest withdrawal – which head coach Thomas Tuchel defined was influenced by a first-half yellow card – was a continuation of his troublesome loan from Atletico Madrid wherein he has struggled for recreation time.
Saul remains determined to revive his Chelsea loan spell after one other setback at Watford
But Saul is aware of the onus is on him to make his season-long stint work notably with no exit route in January.
He has already performed for the utmost two golf equipment in a single season having featured for Atletico earlier than becoming a member of Chelsea.
Atletico additionally can not afford to take him again subsequent month as Saul’s departure gave them room for manoeuvre with their wage invoice to loan Antoine Griezmann in his place.
Saul’s loan deal included a £30m choice to purchase however Atletico sources count on him to return subsequent summer season.
Saul joined Chelsea on loan in the summertime from Atletico Madrid however he has struggled to make any impression at Stamford Bridge
On simply his second Premier League begin at Watford, Saul (17) was substituted once more at half-time
With harm points in midfield and a busy spell developing Saul is hopeful of additional alternatives to try to show his value.
Chelsea journey to West Ham on Saturday with further considerations over Reece James, who missed the Watford recreation with an ankle harm, and Trevoh Chalobah, who got here off with a suspected hamstring harm.
Meanwhile, the date for Chelsea’s Club World Cup semi-final and potential remaining have been confirmed.
As Champions League winners they are going to enter the competitors within the final 4, dealing with Al Hilal, Al Jazira or Auckland City on February 9 with the ultimate three days later.
Manager Thomas Tuchel stated the choice to substitute Saul was due to his yellow card
The competitors in Abu Dhabi begins with the primary spherical on February 3.
Chelsea can have to rearrange Premier League video games in opposition to Brighton and Arsenal however their later involvement has lowered the possibilities that they could even have to reschedule a possible FA Cup fourth spherical tie.
The fourth spherical ties will happen on the weekend of Saturday February fifth.
Should they attain that stage there may very well be adequate time between a cup tie and the beginning of their Club World Cup marketing campaign although Chelsea are nonetheless awaiting particulars of the logistics for the event, together with when they are going to be required to arrive forward of the competitors.