Atletico Madrid considering swoop for Arsenal’s Saka thanks to Chelsea boost

Atletico Madrid are reportedly considering a move for Arsenal star Bukayo Saka next summer.

Saka has become one of the leading players in the Premier League with his fine form for the Gunners, as well as impressing for England.

The 20-year-old is undoubtedly one of the key men for Mikel Arteta's side, with his ability to play almost anywhere on the pitch making him invaluable.

However, according to Spanish outlet La Razon, Atletico Madrid are keen on the young winger.

It is claimed that Diego Simeone is looking to bolster his midfield with Saul Niguez's loan move to Chelsea possibly becoming permanent next summer.

The La Liga champions approved a deadline day switch for Saul so they could bring back Antoine Griezmann from Barcelona on loan but with an obligation to buy for a fraction of the price they sold him for just two years ago.

If the Blues do bring in Saul on a permanent basis, Atleti will receive around £30m to improve their squad.

And it is claimed that Simeone is eyeing Arsenal's Saka as an option to replace Saul.

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Saka began his career as a left-back, before moving into midfield and then in a more attacking role on the wing, where he has found himself looking the most dangerous.

It does not appear clear exactly where Simeone would slot Saka in, with the Argentine frequently switching formation.

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But his versatility would certainly make him a valuable asset for Atletico.

La Razon report that Arsenal would demand a bare minimum of £43m to sell Saka, with Juventus also believed to be interested in the England international.

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