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​​​Balague predicts Atletico Madrid star Saul pulling stunt with 'new club' announcement

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague reports that Saul Niguez is unlikely to announce a new team in the coming days.

The Spanish international, who has been linked with Arsenal and Manchester United in the past, went on social media on Sunday and said he was set to announce a "new club" on Wednesday.

But Balague does not believe the midfielder is going to announce that he is leaving Atletico Madrid.

He said on his YouTube channel: "By the way there's no information, nobody knows what it is, apart from the people involved of course, but it's pretty obvious in my eyes, well that's what I think.

"First of all, he's a big Atletico Madrid fan, or he feels very close to the club.

"He has renewed his contract despite having interest from others.

"He will always tell the club if he's leaving but that will be at the right time if he leaves.

"Do you think he will put a post on Twitter saying that he's going to another club?

"Doesn't that sound to you like a bit of a commercial exercise of some kind? It does to me.

"I may be completely wrong but it sounds to me like a big commercial thing.

"That's not how Saul does things, that's not how Saul does things.

"Atletico Madrid will tell you they don't expect anything because he's not leaving.

"So I think I answered that there. But it has kept you busy and yes some media are mentioning Manchester United etc. We will see on Wednesday."

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