Speaking to Fabrizio Romano on his Twitch channel, Spanish midfielder Saúl Ñíguez discussed moving to Chelsea from Atlético Madrid.
“On August 30 Atlético told me I couldn’t leave, and on August 31 they told me I could.
“At midnight on transfer deadline day, I didn’t know if I was leaving or not. I was checking Marca, AS, Marca, AS.”
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Jan Oblak – César Azpilicueta, Diego Godín, Sergio Ramos, Filipe Luis – Sergio Busquets, Koke, Andrés Iniesta – David Silva, Fernando Torres, David Villa.
On getting up to speed at Chelsea
“In two months, I will be at a top level.”
On new team-mates
“So far I’ve been really impressed by Lukaku, Werner and Thiago Silva.”
“I will give you two, Steven Gerrard and Fernando Torres.”