Manchester United have shown interest in bringing Miguel Almiron to Old Trafford.
That’s according to the player’s agent, who says that the Red Devils have been in contact in the past. The Paraguayan has been in stunning form for the Magpies this season, with Eddie Howe’s side competing for a spot in the top four.
Almiron has seven goals in 13 games this season – an incredible tally considering he only scored nine goals in the league prior to this campaign. Now, the attacker’s agent, Daniel Campos, has revealed that the Red Devils wanted to sign him in the past.
Eddie Howe has found his team competing for top four this season (Image credit: NIGEL RODDIS/AFP via Getty Images)
“Miguel Almiron is a footballer who went from less to more, now he is a more complete footballer,” Campos told Paraguayan radio station ABC Cardinal (opens in new tab).
“There was interest shown by Manchester United in Miguel Almiron but they never made an offer. Arsenal and Southampton offered loan deals for Miguel Almiron but we did not want it to be a loan.”
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Manchester United have never been revealed as a suitor for Almiron so this admission is news. But given how Manchester United have kept their interest in targets in the past and chased them later on, could Almiron be a future target?
It seems uncertain but given the historic interest, stranger things have happened.
Newcastle forward Miguel Almiron celebrates with teammate Callum Wilson after scoring his team’s fourth goal in the Premier League match between against Aston Villa (Image credit: Stu Forster / Getty Images)
Almiron is valued at around £20 million by Transfermarkt (opens in new tab).
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