The agent of Newcastle United star Miguel Almiron has revealed that the midfielder rejected a January move to Arsenal as they refused to offer him a permanent move to the club.
The 25-year-old starred for Major League Soccer side Atlanta United before securing a £20m move to St James' Park in January, making him the club's record signing. Although he is yet to be directly involved in a goal, Almiron's work rate and creativity have already endeared him to supporters.
RB on Miguel Almirón: "He did really well (on Saturday). We knew he could give us pace and energy and he did it. Everything we were expecting from him, he did it and he did it well." #NUFC pic.twitter.com/nasGHqEhz1— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) February 25, 2019
"In Italy, Fiorentina enquired about him and Cagliari offered a loan, a very large one. However,
Miguel Almiron's home debut for Newcastle:— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) February 23, 2019
6 chances created
4 shots (1 off the post)
And 3 points. pic.twitter.com/uCAoiIiMOR
Source : 90min