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Chelsea FC Profile: Saúl

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Full Name: Saúl Ñíguez Esclápez

Born: Monday, 21st November 1994 (age: 28)
Place of birth: Elche, Spain
Height: 6'

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 2021 to 2022 (on loan)

Playing Career:

Atlético Madrid
--->Rayo Vallecano (L)
--->Chelsea (L) (Aug 2021 to May 2022)

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 11th September 2021, Chelsea 3 - 0 Aston Villa

Age on debut: 26 years 9 months 21 days

Last Appearance: Sunday, 22nd May 2022, Chelsea 2 - 1 Watford


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2021 / 22 10 (5)3 (1)45 (4)1 (1)23 (11)
Total10 (5)3 (1)45 (4)1 (1)23 (11)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2021 / 22 010001

* oth = other competitive matches such as Full Members Cup, Charity/Community Shield, Fifa World Club Cup.
Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Saúl made 23 appearances for Chelsea, of which 11 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League11th Sep 2021Chelsea30Aston Villa39,969 match won Sub on 46 mins
League Cup21st Sep 2021Chelsea11Aston Villa35,892 match drawn Sub on 76 mins
Europe20th Oct 2021Chelsea40Malmo FF39,095 match won Sub on 65 mins
League Cup26th Oct 2021Chelsea11Southampton39,766 match drawn
League30th Oct 2021Newcastle United03Chelsea52,208 match won Sub on 88 mins
Europe23rd Nov 2021Chelsea40Juventus39,513 match won Sub on 76 mins
League1st Dec 2021Watford12Chelsea20,388 match won Sub on 46 mins booked
Europe8th Dec 2021Zenit St Petersburg33Chelsea29,349 match drawn Sub on 75 mins
League16th Dec 2021Chelsea11Everton39,933 match drawn Sub on 65 mins
League19th Dec 2021Wolverhampton Wanderers00Chelsea30,631 match drawn Sub on 46 mins
League Cup22nd Dec 2021Brentford02Chelsea16,577 match won booked
League Cup5th Jan 2022Chelsea20Tottenham Hotspur37,868 match won Sub on 73 mins
F.A. Cup8th Jan 2022Chelsea51Chesterfield Town39,795 match won booked
League23rd Jan 2022Chelsea20Tottenham Hotspur40,020 match won Sub on 90 mins
F.A. Cup5th Feb 2022Chelsea21Plymouth Argyle39,959 match won Sub on 97 mins
Fifa Club World Cup12th Feb 2022Palmeiras12Chelsea32,871 match won Sub on 76 mins
Europe22nd Feb 2022Chelsea20Lille Olympique38,832 match won Sub on 60 mins
F.A. Cup2nd Mar 2022Luton Town23Chelsea10,140 match won scored 1 goal
League5th Mar 2022Burnley04Chelsea19,439 match won
League10th Mar 2022Norwich City13Chelsea26,722 match won
Europe12th Apr 2022Real Madrid23Chelsea59,839 match won Sub on 105 mins
League7th May 2022Chelsea22Wolverhampton Wanderers32,190 match drawn Sub on 46 mins
League22nd May 2022Chelsea21Watford32,089 match won

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Chelsea FC Player  Saúl

Games Won: 17
Win Percentage: 73.91%
Total Bookings: 3
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 23 appearances, Saúl played alongside the following 30 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Marcos Alonso (14)
Kepa Arrizabalaga (8)
César Azpilicueta (16)
Lewis Baker (1)
Ross Barkley (8)
Marcus Bettinelli (1)
Trevoh Chalobah (11)
Ben Chilwell (6)
Andreas Christensen (9)
Lewis Hall (1)
Kai Havertz (16)
Callum Hudson-Odoi (12)
Reece James (14)
Jorginho (13)
N'Golo Kanté (13)
Kenedy (2)
Mateo Kovačić (14)
Ruben Loftus-Cheek (13)
Romelu Lukaku (13)
Édouard Mendy (14)
Mason Mount (18)
Christian Pulisic (14)
Antonio Rüdiger (17)
Malang Sarr (13)
Thiago Silva (15)
Xavier Simons (1)
Jude Soonsup-Bell (1)
Harvey Vale (4)
Timo Werner (15)
Hakim Ziyech (17)