Miguel Almiron’s agent reveals he rejected January offer from Arsenal

first_imgEmery had been keen to bring in January reinforcements and had his eye on Almiron (Getty)Arsenal were hamstrung by their lack of funds in the January window, limited to only making loan signings.Unai Emery had wanted to bolster his options with both a winger and a midfielder, eventually bringing in Denis Suarez from Barcelona on a six-month deal, with Almiron moving to Newcastle instead.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors The Paraguayan has quickly made a big impression at St James’ Park (Picture: Getty)The agent of Newcastle United’s record signing Miguel Almiron says a host of Premier League clubs tried to sign him in January, including Arsenal, but he was not impressed by the Gunners’ offer.The Paraguay playmaker moved to St James’ Park from Atlanta United in a £20million deal that finally saw the Magpies break their transfer record almost 14 years after signing Michael Owen from Real Madrid for £16m in 2005.Almiron had plenty of suitors after impressing enormously in Major League Soccer and was named in the Team of the Year as Atlanta won the MLS Cup. Miguel Almiron’s agent reveals he turned down Arsenal to join Newcastle United Almiron started again on Tuesday night against Burnley (Picture: Getty)Now the 25-year-old’s agent, Daniel Campos, has claimed that Arsenal approached Almiron over a January loan move – though the player was only interested in a permanent deal.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘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.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘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.’ Commentcenter_img Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 26 Feb 2019 9:43 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link392Shares Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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