Newcastle United sign Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almiron

There has been numerous midfielders linked with Newcastle United in past few months.

According to Newcastle United official website, Newcastle United have signed Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almiron.

Miguel Almiron has played 70 times for Atlanta United, scoring 22 goals and creating 21 assists in that time.

Miguel Almiron
Miguel Almiron

The 24-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Paraguay.

Miguel Almiron has represented Paraguay at Under-20 level, winning 8 caps, before making his senior international debut in September 2015. As a member of Paraguay national football team, Almiron won 13 caps.

Newcastle United
Newcastle United

Miguel Almiron would provide a good variety to Newcastle United’s midfield.

According to Newcastle United official website, “The 24-year-old joins the Magpies from the Major League Soccer side for an undisclosed fee, penning a five-and-a-half-year deal which will keep him at St. James’ Park until June 2024. Paraguayan international Almirón – who has 13 caps for his country – netted 13 goals and 13 assists to help Atlanta win the 2018 MLS Cup. He began his career with Cerro Porteño in his homeland before moving to Argentinian Primera Divisíon outfit Club Atlético Lanús in the summer of 2015. After 16 months with the Granate, Ascunción-born Almirón joined Atlanta in December 2016 and was named MLS Newcomer of the Year at the end of his first campaign at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.”


Undoubtedly he would be a fantastic recruit for Newcastle United.

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