Miguel Almiron’s agent claims that had it not been for the pandemic, the Newcastle midfielder would have moved to Atletico Madrid.
Almiron has appeared 10 times for Newcastle this campaign, with 1 goal and 3 assists. Agent Daniel Campos believes that the 26 year old wil try to secure a move away from the Magpies after the pandemic has settled down.
“Miguel Almiron was being observed by Atletico Madrid but no offer was made. When everything returns to normal, Miguel will take a leap in quality,” Campos told Paraguayan radio station Futgol 970.
“Miguel’s work rate at Newcastle and Paraguay has been great. If it wasn’t for the pandemic, he would have been elsewhere. Perhaps he would like to play for a team that has a lot of possession. Maybe in June, he’ll make that jump.”
Campos had spoken about this alleged move back in July as well.
“We are in contact with the people of Atletico Madrid, with the director but nothing official. Even before his departure from Newcastle, he was already on the radar at the club,” Campos told beIN SPORTS USA in July.
“The speed of social media allows for a long of things that aren’t true. It does not shock me that Miguel is in the interest of various big teams.
“The truth is everything is a field of assumptions. We have to see if Newcastle want to negotiate a departure. Miguel’s release clause is high.
“Miguel is a player that fits perfectly in Diego Simeone’s system.”