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Paraguayan
24

Miguel Almirón

Position:
Midfielder
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 has been deployed in a variety of roles for the Magpies, with stints on the wing, in midfield and as a number ten showcasing his blistering speed, creativity and energy.

Full Name:
Miguel Almirón
Position:
Midfielder
Squad Number:
24
Nationality:
Paraguayan
Date of birth:
10th February 1994
Place of birth:
Asunción, Paraguay
Height:
174
Weight:
70
Date signed:
31st January 2019
Debut:
11th February 2019 v Wolverhampton Wanderers (A)
First Team Appearances:
42
Previous club:
Cerro Porteño, Club Atlético Lanús, Atlanta United
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Miguel Almiron
First Team Appearances 2021/2022
32

Goals
1
Big Chances
1
Fouls
17
Tackles
47
Interceptions
20
Minutes Played
1757
Tackles Won and lost
29 / 18
Duels Won and Lost
104 / 101
Aerial duels Won / Lost
15 / 14
Touches
840
Interceptions
20
Clearances
10
Fouls
17

Cards

2 0

Goals

Left Foot
1
Right Foot
0
Head
0
Penalty
0
Shots on Target
22
Shots off Target
12
Blocks
0
Short Balls
476 %
Long Balls
30 %
Pass success rate
76.73
Total Passes
506
Key Passses
18
Crosses
22

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