His loan deal included a £30m option to buy but Atletico Madrid sources expect him to return next summer.
With injury issues in midfield and a busy spell coming up Saul is hopeful of further opportunities to try and prove his worth, says the Daily Mail.
Chelsea travel to West Ham on Saturday with additional concerns over Reece James, who missed the Watford game with an ankle injury, and Trevoh Chalobah, who came off with a suspected hamstring injury.
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