After winning the Champions League edition as well as the Super Cup, Chelsea didn’t settle for a minute. Thomas Tuchel’s goal seems even bigger – winning the Premier League title too. And Saúl Ñíguez’s arrival on a season-long loan from Atletico Madrid might be the key to the manager’s peace of mind. Despite having some of the best midfielders in the face of Jorginho and N’Golo Kanté and also having Mateo Kovačić at his disposal, Tuchel’s efforts to bring Ñíguez might be the cutting edge the team needed in the center of the pitch. Ñíguez comes as a much-needed addition to the squad, offering some serious defensive assurance and also stability in possession and in building up.
In this scout report in the form of tactical analysis, we examine Chelsea’s midfield and how Ñíguez could fit their tactics. Written by Lorihanna Shushkova, full article link: https://totalfootballanalysis.com/player-analysis/saul-niguez-at-chelsea-2021-22-scout-report-tactical-analysis-tactics