‘Marina masterclass’: Some Chelsea fans love one reported detail of Saul transfer

Chelsea completed a deal on Tuesday’s transfer deadline day to bring Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul to Stamford Bridge – and some of the club’s supporters on Twitter are amazed by one reported detail of the transfer.

The Blues announced late last night that they have signed the 26-year-old on a season-long loan deal that also includes the option to buy him at the end of the campaign.

According to Sky Sports, it would cost just £30million to sign him permanently next summer.

Saul, who’s won six trophies as an Atletico player, is now a member of the Chelsea squad for the 2021/22 campaign. 

The experienced Spanish midfielder joins at an age where his peak years should be just around the corner and it’s an exciting addition to a group already stacked with talent.

RONALDO NEEDS TO STOP WHINING.

Blues manager Thomas Tuchel now has another quality central midfielder at his disposal, so it should give him the freedom to rotate a little more in domestic and European competitions. 

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Chelsea fans hail Marina Granovskaia a genius after Saul transfer

A selection of Chelsea supporters say that the £30million option to buy Saul from Atletico next summer is an amazing move.

If he settles quickly at Stamford Bridge, it looks a bargain for a player that has previously torn it up in La Liga and performed on the highest level.

A lot of fans believe Blues director Marina Granovskaia deserves a lot of credit as she’s a transfer guru that has been so impactful in recent years for the London club.

Here are some Chelsea fans reacting to Saul’s reported £30million price tag:

https://twitter.com/Abefsmk/status/1432817103145353221
https://twitter.com/PBX1_ChelseaFC/status/1432763669709037573

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