Newcastle United are rumoured to have a deal in place to bring Major League Soccer (MLS) star Miguel Almiron to St. James' Park on loan during the January transfer window.
However, as always seems to be the case with the Magpies under Mike Ashley's ownership, manager Rafa Benitez must wait to see if the club's hierarchy sanction the move for the Paraguay international.
Almiron, 24, scored 13 goals and added 11 assists for Atlanta this season en route to helping his side reach the championship game, which takes place on 9 December. He previously played for
Given the Paraguayan's stellar performances for the MLS side, Newcastle's head of recruitment Steve Nickson travelled to the U.S. to discuss terms with Atlanta, with the Daily Mail reporting that the parties have agreed an initial loan move in January to be followed by a
With a £15m option to buy Almiron at the end of the season, #nufc still won’t have broken the record under Ashley. I swear this a sport to him now.— NUFC 360 (@NUFC360) December 5, 2018
Source : 90min