Ale Moreno breaks down Miguel Almiron's strengths and weaknesses and explains what Newcastle fans can expect from their newest transfer.
Newcastle United have confirmed the signing of Atlanta United forward Miguel Almiron for a record amount.
Almiron, 24, has signed for a fee around £20 million ($26m) in a move that surpasses the £16m Newcastle paid for Michael Owen in 2005. The signing is also the highest amount for a Major League Soccer club in history.
We are delighted to announce the signing of forward Miguel Almirón from @ATLUTD. The 24-year-old has penned a five-and-a-half-year deal which will keep him at St. James' Park until June 2024.Full story: https://t.co/5NxxCEHhNx #NUFC pic.twitter.com/a5MV5QBTum— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) 31 January 2019
"I'm very happy and eager to start and to meet my new teammates," Almiron said. "The league is very competitive, this is a historic club and Rafa Benitez himself…