La Liga champions to put the blockers on potential Red Devils swoop.
Spanish giants Atletico Madrid are preparing to put Manchester United’s interest in Saul Niguez on ice by offering him a new deal to stay at the Vicente Calderon, according to the Daily Express.
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Red Devils boss Louis Van Gaal has reportedly registered an interest in the midfielder hailed as the ‘new Xavi’ as he continues to look for new midfield talent.
The 20-year-old has established himself as a first team regular for Diego Simeone this season thanks to his phenomenal range of passing and mature performances.
But while Van Gaal watches closely, he may be disappointed to learn that Atletico have designs on keeping him where he is by offering him a new and improved contract.