Miguel Almirón aims to become Newcastle’s new angel of the north

07 February 2019 06:00
The Magpies’ new record signing cannot wait to start playing for Rafael Benítez and pays no heed to his weighty price tagMiguel Almirón has a biblical quotation tattooed on the inside of his right wrist. It is from John:14:6 and declares: “I am the way, the truth, the life,” but it would be a mistake to imagine that Newcastle United’s new £21m signing is a model of piety.When Almirón was quizzed about its relevance to his life on Wednesday the Paraguay playmaker’s answer revealed the sort of refreshing humour and humility that will surely serve the 24-year-old well as he follows in the footsteps of the club’s former record buys Michael Owen and Alan Shearer. Related: Jack Harper: ‘When I was at Real Madrid people asked if I was actually Scottish’ Related: Why transfer window was subdued – despite Mike Ashley splurge | David Conn Continue reading. . read full article

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