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Saul Niguez: Midfielder returns to Atletico Madrid from Chelsea

Spain midfielder Saul Niguez has said "changing everything wasn't easy" as he returns to Atletico Madrid following a loan spell with Chelsea.

"I would like to tell you how I felt during this adventure. Things didn't start well at all," the Spain international wrote on social media.

"After a long time at home, changing everything wasn't easy."

Before moving to Stamford Bridge, Saul played 33 times during Atletico's title-winning campaign in 2020-21.

He made just 23 appearances in all competitions for Chelsea, starting only five games in the Premier League.

"Little by little things got better.