Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has no concern about Saul Niguez despite the midfielder failing to impress at his Blues debut. Saul Niguez joined Chelsea on loan this summer on the transfer deadline day, after a couple of failed deals. Following which the midfielder didn’t get time to adapt to his new changes.
As soon as the transfer market ended all the players reported for international duty playing in the World Cup qualifiers. And Saul didn’t get much time to spend with his Chelsea teammates before his debut. Playing against Aston Villa on 11th September Thomas Tuchel named Saul Niguez in Chelsea starting eleven giving the midfielder his Stamford Bridge debut.
However, the plan didn’t go well for Thomas Tuchel and Saul Niguez as the midfielder failed to perform on his Chelsea debut. Following which he was substituted in the 45th minute of the match with Jorginho taking his place. Moving on to the Champions League opener, Saul Niguez was an unused substitute sitting on the bench against Zenit.
Following these moments for Saul Niguez at Chelsea, Thomas Tuchel was questioned in a pre-match conference about his concern on the midfielder. Replying to that Tuchel said that the Spaniard is a world-class player who needs time to adjust in new environment. While also said that there is nothing to worry about for the midfielder.
Chelsea’s next game is against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, and we might see Saul on the bench for the match. And hoping to get some game time on Sunday, Saul would like to prove himself after his failed debut.
Thomas Tuchel trusts me, says Saul Niguez in an interview with Fabrizio Romano
Saul Niguez was called for an interview by Fabrizio Romano on his twitch channel asking questions about his Chelsea transfer and debut. As you know the midfielder made a deadline day move to Stamford Bridge after a couple of failed deals. Speaking about why he chose Chelsea, Saul Niguez said, Thomas Tuchel promised him his desired role.
While in a follow-up question Saul was asked about how was his debut experience with Chelsea against Aston Villa. Replying to that he said it was not as he planned it to be; but he is working hard to improve for his next games. While he also said Tuchel boosted his confidence saying he didn’t need to worry and take as much time to adapt to the changes.
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