Saúl Niguez has admitted that Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga convinced him to join the club.
He also noted that the opportunity to replay in midfield was key to his decision to join the Blues.
Saul comes to Stamford Bridge on a one-season loan with an option to buy.
The agreement was finalized on Tuesday during the closing hours of the summer transfer window.
Speaking on his Twitch channel after confirming the decision, Saul said: “I don’t know if I would put up with a season like last year or two years ago. I know I could have been happy for a few days. or a few weeks at home.
“But I needed to find myself and the possibility of Chelsea presented itself, a true European champion. It is the most complicated thing, the decision to leave, because I leave alone without my wife or my family and I hardly know English ”.