UEFA (UEFA) recently confirmed if the season 2019/20 can not be completed because the service Covid-19, the current position in the standings of the teams in the league can be the basis for consideration of European Cup berth next season.
If that possibility becomes a reality, Atletico Madrid will be one of the big teams bear the heaviest damage. Because, the current position of teachers Diego Simeone is 6th in the standings La Liga after 27 rounds, but they are just way top 4 team lead (Barcelona, Real Madrid, Sevilla and Real Sociedad) with fourth place Sociedad's right 1 point (45 points from 46 points).
Economic difficulties that Atletico Madrid must precede high risk Saul Niguez sale for United this summer
Atletico has excellent European champions Liverpool categories to advance to the Champions League quarter-finals this year. But if enlightenment missed, "Rojiblancos" can not win the Champions League, while La Liga this season ends immediately in round 27, they will not be able to win tickets to the Champions League next season, they will not receive 100 million euros from sales (mainly from TV rights).
The money received from the tickets to the Europa League where such seepage than "mountain of money" from league 1 club in the old continent.
More worrisome, with Atletico Madrid as if unable to gain the Champions League next season, team owner Wanda Metropolitano pitch can be separated manually excellent series, including most notably the duo Saul Niguez and Thomas Partey.
Atletico are not only distorted face because football Spain and Europe stagnate season translated Covid-19, forcing them to reduce the salaries of players, but also because of the debt of 200 million euro cost of building a new stadium Wanda Metropolitano (inaugurated in 2017) instead of the old house Vicente Calderon pitch.
This debt must be "Rojiblancos" paid out in 2028, but the economic crisis put them at risk to sell the pillars, while midfield duo Thomas Partey Saul Niguez and immediately transfer this summer.
Spanish players Niguez Saul was the one who scored the only goal to help Atletico Madrid won 1-0 against Liverpool in the first leg Champions League 1/8 round this year. Saul Niguez is also one of the best players in the return leg of this round when his side won 3-2 in extra time in the return leg at Anfield to give teachers and students Simeone into the quarterfinals.
Saul Niguez a target of Manchester United has long sought. Terms liberate his current contract with Atletico Madrid up to 150 million euros. But in the context of value players plummeted because translation Covid-19 impact can help MU owns central midfielder possesses the ability to pass the ball and shot wide good "Rojiblancos" with a price lower than that lot.
According arbitrage pricing Transfermarkt players, Saul Niguez prices have plummeted current as low as 72 million euros. This figure is very "affordable" to MU recruit a midfielder between quality substitute Paul Pogba - the French star is likely to leave Old Trafford this summer to go to Real Madrid or Juventus reunion.