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Paraguyan
24

Miguel Almirón

Position:
Second Striker
Date signed:
31st January 2019

Paraguay international Almirón joined Newcastle United on a five-and-a-half year contract after signing from MLS side Atlanta United in January 2019.

He began his career with Cerro Porteño in his homeland before moving to Argentinian Primera Divisíon outfit Club Atlético Lanús in the summer of 2015.

After 16 months with the Granate, Ascunción-born Almirón joined Atlanta in December 2016 and was named MLS Newcomer of the Year at the end of his first campaign at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Almirón has twice featured for the MLS All-Star team, and was selected in the MLS Best XI at the end of both of his seasons with the Georgia-based club.

He will wear the squad number 24 for the Magpies.

Full Name:
Miguel Almirón
Position:
Second Striker
Squad Number:
24
Nationality:
Paraguyan
Date of birth:
10th February 1994
Place of birth:
Asunción
Height:
174
Weight:
70
Date signed:
31st January 2019
Debut:
vs Wolverhampton Wanderers - 11th February 2019
First Team Appearances:
42
Previous club:
Atlanta United
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Miguel Almiron
First Team Appearances 2020/2021
39

Goals
5
Big Chances
6
Fouls
23
Tackles
57
Interceptions
29
Minutes Played
2796
Tackles Won and lost
34 / 23
Duels Won and Lost
156 / 156
Aerial duels Won / Lost
15 / 18
Touches
1471
Interceptions
29
Clearances
21
Fouls
23

Cards

3 0

Goals

Left Foot
5
Right Foot
0
Head
0
Penalty
0
Shots on Target
23
Shots off Target
16
Blocks
0
Short Balls
905 %
Long Balls
69 %
Pass success rate
82.08
Total Passes
974
Key Passses
35
Crosses
43

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