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Title: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:37:56 pm
 :shifty:




https://soccer.nbcsports.com/2018/12/05/report-done-deal-for-almiron-newcastle-united/

Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Twinport53 on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:40:06 pm
Al-me-ron or Al-ma-ron?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: cubaricho on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:40:12 pm
:clap:

Stoked for this.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: thenige on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:41:18 pm
Sounds like us. “Deal where no money down? Of course we’ll pay you at the end of season! Suckers...”
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: TRon on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:41:28 pm
Absolutely non-plussed by this.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:43:03 pm
Attaching midfielder, often plays as a number 10, think he’s also played on the wing as well.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: David Edgar on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:43:25 pm
Sounds like us. “Deal where no money down? Of course we’ll pay you at the end of season! Suckers...”

No, money down!
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Chris_R on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:43:56 pm
Oh great. Another loan. No, this IS my happy face, I'm so pleased.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: geordiedean on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:44:49 pm
Ayoze Perez Mk2
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:46:33 pm
A player who I'd look forward to see play should he sign. Haven't had that feeling for a while.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: RodneyCisse on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:47:06 pm
New owner marketing MLS players in the premier league.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ketsbaia on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:48:04 pm
Alongside another 2 new attacking players, he could be class. We just don't know how he'll adapt. Excited to find out though.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:48:42 pm
Al-me-ron or Al-ma-ron?

Ahl-mee-ROHN
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Wilson on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:49:21 pm
I look forward to the title being changed to Almiroff
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: wormy on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:51:19 pm
Oh f*** off, Deuce.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:52:30 pm
Oh f*** off, Deuce.

:lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kanji on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 09:59:13 pm
Said in the transfer rumors thread - but if there was ever a time you do a loan with option to buy, you do it on a young player from MLS or another league where quality could be questioned. If this goes through, very exciting about the potential. He's a class 10, really good dribbler and a wicked left peg.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ameritoon on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:00:35 pm
Oh f*** off, Deuce.

:lol:

Can't trust anyone on an island that butchered pronouncing Roberto Martinez so badly
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: AsprillasShinPad on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:05:16 pm
Hope he comes.  We are desperate for someone who can play behind Rondon.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Klaus on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:09:51 pm
So Ashley isn’t selling us then? :yao:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: 54 on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:19:12 pm
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:21:02 pm

WTF. That doesn't sound too good :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: LRD on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:22:31 pm
So Ashley isn’t selling us then? :yao:

He is. Which is why the player is coming on an initial loan and the transfer fee will be paid by the new owners.










:yao:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:23:40 pm

WTF. That doesn't sound too good :lol:

It'll be Rafa smirking and saying "I have no idea, I was concentrating on the game, that's it."
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:25:46 pm

WTF. That doesn't sound too good :lol:
Rafa won’t give a direct answer to the 2nd question. I think Rafa won’t be told a deal is close or done until it’s actually done and Charnley has had his post signing nap.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Disco on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:26:00 pm
He’s from f***ing Para-GAY. Bloke is a known soft c***. Hate him.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Scotty66 on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:33:30 pm
Been playing fantastic in the MLS I've heard.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Toonjam88 on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:33:44 pm
Mate of mine has a cousin that is a analyst for a MLS team this is what he said about him

‘Yeah. He’s class. I’ve rarely seen a player who is not only quicker with the ball than without. But I’ve rarely seen someone take the ball on the dribble as fast as he can. A real number 10, lefty. Always wants to put the ball on a plate for a team mate. And serves a decent set piece. Obviously will have to adjust to the speed and extra physicality. But as a player he is ridiculously exciting to watch! He will no doubt be the one playing the ball to Atlanta’s CF Martinez this weekend in the final to win it for Atlanta.’
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mole_Toonfan on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:41:06 pm
Never watched him play but if he's anything close to good than it's a great thing IMO, mainly because i feel like a genuinely good attacking midfielder would probably have more impact than any other signing.

Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ian W on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:50:53 pm
Mate of mine has a cousin that is a analyst for a MLS team this is what he said about him

‘Yeah. He’s class. I’ve rarely seen a player who is not only quicker with the ball than without. But I’ve rarely seen someone take the ball on the dribble as fast as he can. A real number 10, lefty. Always wants to put the ball on a plate for a team mate. And serves a decent set piece. Obviously will have to adjust to the speed and extra physicality. But as a player he is ridiculously exciting to watch! He will no doubt be the one playing the ball to Atlanta’s CF Martinez this weekend in the final to win it for Atlanta.’

Now I’m aroused.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10:52:16 pm
Mate of mine has a cousin that is a analyst for a MLS team this is what he said about him

‘Yeah. He’s class. I’ve rarely seen a player who is not only quicker with the ball than without. But I’ve rarely seen someone take the ball on the dribble as fast as he can. A real number 10, lefty. Always wants to put the ball on a plate for a team mate. And serves a decent set piece. Obviously will have to adjust to the speed and extra physicality. But as a player he is ridiculously exciting to watch! He will no doubt be the one playing the ball to Atlanta’s CF Martinez this weekend in the final to win it for Atlanta.’

Now I’m aroused.

:lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Disco on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 11:07:50 pm
Wouldn’t be. Known tattooed skin, has hair and therefore a haircut. Pure evil.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Shearergol on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 11:08:05 pm

WTF. That doesn't sound too good :lol:

It'll be Rafa smirking and saying "I have no idea, I was concentrating on the game, that's it."

Any Newcastle manager - “ha, as if it matters if I want to sign a player”
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mole_Toonfan on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 11:10:24 pm
Wouldn’t be. Known tattooed skin, has hair and therefore a haircut. Pure evil.

:lol: :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 11:33:20 pm
:lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: nemtizz on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 11:40:30 pm
:lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: sbnufc on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 11:45:35 pm
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: CaliMag on Wednesday 5 December 2018, 11:48:28 pm
I am skeptical he can make the transition up. I cant think of a single MLS player I would want for NUFC and I see a lot of games over the year. (especially the summer). I would love to be wrong about this one. And as said before the MLS Final (Atlanta v Portland) is Saturday night/Monday morning at 1AM if you are desperate to see him in action in a real game that counts. ATL should win this easily, and the BS sub-text drama that will be played up is that the ATL manager is leaving to manage the Mexico National Team.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Gallowgate End on Thursday 6 December 2018, 12:05:36 am
Almiron will easily make it in Europe.
He’d be great at a Real Betis under someone like Setien his agent should really be moving him to La Liga rather than the Premier League though.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Disco on Thursday 6 December 2018, 12:06:33 am
He was the best player in Argentina when he played there like. My main concern, aside from his passport and hair, would be his record at international level.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Teasy on Thursday 6 December 2018, 12:06:39 am
Purely based on Youtube scouting, he seems to have a bit of Ben Arfa about him.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Thursday 6 December 2018, 01:55:49 am
So Ashley isn’t selling us then? :yao:

He is. Which is why the player is coming on an initial loan and the transfer fee will be paid by the new owners.










:yao:

 :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: geordiedean on Thursday 6 December 2018, 03:16:29 am
I am skeptical he can make the transition up. I cant think of a single MLS player I would want for NUFC and I see a lot of games over the year. (especially the summer). I would love to be wrong about this one. And as said before the MLS Final (Atlanta v Portland) is Saturday night/Monday morning at 1AM if you are desperate to see him in action in a real game that counts. ATL should win this easily, and the BS sub-text drama that will be played up is that the ATL manager is leaving to manage the Mexico National Team.

Giovinco is only one who'd cut it in PL for me
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kaizero on Thursday 6 December 2018, 06:41:44 am
I am skeptical he can make the transition up. I cant think of a single MLS player I would want for NUFC and I see a lot of games over the year. (especially the summer). I would love to be wrong about this one. And as said before the MLS Final (Atlanta v Portland) is Saturday night/Monday morning at 1AM if you are desperate to see him in action in a real game that counts. ATL should win this easily, and the BS sub-text drama that will be played up is that the ATL manager is leaving to manage the Mexico National Team.

Giovinco is only one who'd cut it in PL for me

Almiron >>>>>>>>>>>>> Giovinco

Giovinco is a prime example of a player fleeing to the MLS after falling through innEurope.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Thursday 6 December 2018, 06:48:06 am
my brief YT scouting mission discerns that he's being sought by benitez as he's able to run with the ball over distance at pace to transition the play, always think of that josh king performance against us at SJP where he did exactly that to us, just ran through the middle of us with the ball and tore us to shreds, perez puts in the hard work but he completely lacks this side to his game
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: TRon on Thursday 6 December 2018, 06:59:42 am
Seems weird that everyone is excited about this with our track record with closing deals. Must be the initial loan deal which is fooling everyone into thinking it's legit.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Darth Crooks on Thursday 6 December 2018, 07:59:47 am
Wouldn’t be. Known tattooed skin, has hair and therefore a haircut. Pure evil.

A fuckin lefty too, soy boy cuck.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Paully on Thursday 6 December 2018, 12:21:25 pm
My mate (ex NUFC season ticket holder!) who lives over there has a season ticket for them and has raved about him for months! He reckons he'll adapt no bother!
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Thursday 6 December 2018, 04:04:03 pm
I am skeptical he can make the transition up. I cant think of a single MLS player I would want for NUFC and I see a lot of games over the year. (especially the summer). I would love to be wrong about this one. And as said before the MLS Final (Atlanta v Portland) is Saturday night/Monday morning at 1AM if you are desperate to see him in action in a real game that counts. ATL should win this easily, and the BS sub-text drama that will be played up is that the ATL manager is leaving to manage the Mexico National Team.

Giovinco is only one who'd cut it in PL for me

Almiron >>>>>>>>>>>>> Giovinco

Giovinco is a prime example of a player fleeing to the MLS after falling through innEurope.

Gio is / was the best player in the MLS by a country mile, but as I don't watch that terrible league, if you say Almiron is better, I'm going to have to snap your hands off. I still have reservations about an attacking player from the MLS making it in the PL, mind.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kaizero on Thursday 6 December 2018, 04:26:07 pm
I am skeptical he can make the transition up. I cant think of a single MLS player I would want for NUFC and I see a lot of games over the year. (especially the summer). I would love to be wrong about this one. And as said before the MLS Final (Atlanta v Portland) is Saturday night/Monday morning at 1AM if you are desperate to see him in action in a real game that counts. ATL should win this easily, and the BS sub-text drama that will be played up is that the ATL manager is leaving to manage the Mexico National Team.

Giovinco is only one who'd cut it in PL for me

Almiron >>>>>>>>>>>>> Giovinco

Giovinco is a prime example of a player fleeing to the MLS after falling through innEurope.

Gio is / was the best player in the MLS by a country mile, but as I don't watch that terrible league, if you say Almiron is better, I'm going to have to snap your hands off. I still have reservations about an attacking player from the MLS making it in the PL, mind.

Was the best player in the Argentine league before going to Atlanta. The striker on Atlanta is great as well, I think. Those two are IMO the best players in the MLS.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ameritoon on Thursday 6 December 2018, 04:28:31 pm
Giovinco was the best player on form MLS had seen for his first two years. He's 31, hurt a lot, and is naturally diminishing as a player. Almiron has been better since he joined, and like it's been pointed out, was a start in Argentina, too.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Thursday 6 December 2018, 04:40:13 pm
Referring to it as “the” MLS is an automatic points deduction from the validity of the opinion being offered.

Almiron has taken the p*ss out of MLS since he arrived; he’s easily one of the best, if not the best, players in the league. As Disco has noted, he was also an exceptional player in Argentina before signing with Atlanta. There’s little doubt about his ability.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Thursday 6 December 2018, 04:43:12 pm
Referring to it as “the” MLS is an automatic points deduction from the validity of the opinion being offered.

Almiron has taken the p*ss out of MLS since he arrived; he’s easily one of the best, if not the best, players in the league. As Disco has noted, he was also an exceptional player in Argentina before signing with Atlanta. There’s little doubt about his ability.

Well screw you too, dude.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: triggs on Thursday 6 December 2018, 04:43:30 pm
Referring to it as “the” MLS is an automatic points deduction from the validity of the opinion being offered.


The pedantic has become the pedantee
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Thursday 6 December 2018, 04:44:30 pm
Referring to it as “the” MLS is an automatic points deduction from the validity of the opinion being offered.

Almiron has taken the p*ss out of MLS since he arrived; he’s easily one of the best, if not the best, players in the league. As Disco has noted, he was also an exceptional player in Argentina before signing with Atlanta. There’s little doubt about his ability.

excited to see him playing for west ham now
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Thursday 6 December 2018, 04:44:53 pm
As we seemingly can’t or won’t compete for top European talent, this is exactly the kind of signing we should be making. Young player, proven talent with plenty of first-team minutes under his belt, but who might not attract attention from big-spending rivals due to the quality of the league he’s currently playing in.

Certainly rather go this route than wasting money on some s*** clogger solely because he has PL “experience.”
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Thursday 6 December 2018, 04:46:58 pm
As we seemingly can’t or won’t compete for top European talent, this is exactly the kind of signing we should be making. Young player, proven talent with plenty of first-team minutes under his belt, but who might not attract attract attention from big-spending rivals due to the quality of the league he’s currently playing in.

:thup:

Said it the other day, gambling, it's players like these we should target and hopefully hit jackpot more often than not. Cant attract/afford the guaranteed quality ones who cost a fortune.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Thursday 6 December 2018, 04:55:36 pm
Referring to it as “the” MLS is an automatic points deduction from the validity of the opinion being offered.

Almiron has taken the p*ss out of MLS since he arrived; he’s easily one of the best, if not the best, players in the league. As Disco has noted, he was also an exceptional player in Argentina before signing with Atlanta. There’s little doubt about his ability.

Well screw you too, dude.

It was needlessly harsh on my part, fam. I just find it irritating is all.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Sho'Time on Thursday 6 December 2018, 05:26:46 pm
The Tomato Douche.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: joeyt on Thursday 6 December 2018, 05:32:45 pm
Is it pronounced Al-mee-ron or am I wrong?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Yorkie on Thursday 6 December 2018, 05:38:13 pm
Is it pronounced Al-mee-ron or am I wrong?

The former.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Thursday 6 December 2018, 05:39:36 pm
Referring to it as “the” MLS is an automatic points deduction from the validity of the opinion being offered.

Almiron has taken the p*ss out of MLS since he arrived; he’s easily one of the best, if not the best, players in the league. As Disco has noted, he was also an exceptional player in Argentina before signing with Atlanta. There’s little doubt about his ability.

Well screw you too, dude.

It was needlessly harsh on my part, fam. I just find it irritating is all.

All good :)
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: UncleBingo on Thursday 6 December 2018, 05:40:42 pm
Don't know much about him, but his name scans nicely with the 80's Roxy Music classic hit 'Avalon'.

Or for those that like their American indie folk, 'Antiphon' by Midlake.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Thursday 6 December 2018, 05:54:56 pm
Is it pronounced Al-mee-ron or am I wrong?

The former.

Nice
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: joeyt on Thursday 6 December 2018, 06:06:09 pm
*thatsthejokepicture*
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Thursday 6 December 2018, 06:07:24 pm
*yourethejokepicture*
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: sadnesstan on Thursday 6 December 2018, 06:09:53 pm
Is it pronounced Al-mee-ron or am I wrong?

Is it a cake, or am a wrang?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ujpest doza on Thursday 6 December 2018, 07:12:11 pm
As we seemingly can’t or won’t compete for top European talent, this is exactly the kind of signing we should be making. Young player, proven talent with plenty of first-team minutes under his belt, but who might not attract attention from big-spending rivals due to the quality of the league he’s currently playing in.

Certainly rather go this route than wasting money on some s*** clogger solely because he has PL “experience.”
I thought he was 24 or 25? At that age surely if he was that good he'd already be playing in a better league on grass rather than the horrible looking artificial stuff Atlanta play on?

I watched a bit of the semi final last week and the centre forward looked a better bet, Miguel i think.

Immaterial anyway as i can't see us buying either of them!
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: toontownman on Thursday 6 December 2018, 07:23:12 pm
Very positive about this if it actually happens. Still not convinced we will sort a deal out and get him here. He is talented no doubt. Have to hark back to Hatem to see a player as skilled coming in. Prepare to watch us actually sign him and Rafa keep him on the bench until April just to bed him in :)
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ryan on Thursday 6 December 2018, 07:38:17 pm
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@PaulTenorio
 
FWIW - Am told there is no way Atlanta would ever do a loan deal with Miguel Almirón. Source wouldn’t comment on specific teams, but loan deal and lower sale numbers are not accurate.

Apparently this guy is tier 1 for MLS info.

Would love to bring him in, from what I've seen he looks a canny little player. Will no doubt be an improvement over what we have atm.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: SEMTEX on Thursday 6 December 2018, 07:47:53 pm
we need Heneage's opinion on the matter
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kanji on Thursday 6 December 2018, 09:18:33 pm
Referring to it as “the” MLS is an automatic points deduction from the validity of the opinion being offered.

Almiron has taken the p*ss out of MLS since he arrived; he’s easily one of the best, if not the best, players in the league. As Disco has noted, he was also an exceptional player in Argentina before signing with Atlanta. There’s little doubt about his ability.

Well screw you too, dude.

It was needlessly harsh on my part, fam. I just find it irritating is all.

It will be a joy to see him leave MLS and test himself in a league with far better quality football than MLS after having dominated MLS for the Atlanta United team in the MLS
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Thursday 6 December 2018, 09:40:01 pm
Invalid Tweet ID
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Thursday 6 December 2018, 09:40:57 pm
Areet Darren, you dick.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: GeordieDazzler on Thursday 6 December 2018, 09:43:07 pm
Chump Change :lol: Ashley will take that as a compliment
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Shearergol on Thursday 6 December 2018, 09:43:24 pm
As if we have anyone close to signing. It’s not even January 28th yet.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: KaKa on Thursday 6 December 2018, 09:48:10 pm
The most realistic link I have seen so far is the Borini one. It is absolute textbook.

Rafa being given no money, and so having to go after someone he knows well (from Liverpool) and therefore he knows he can trust at the very least, who has a lot of prem experience, and who is likely very easily available even on loan (Went to AC Milan for £5 million and can't get in the team currently).

If I were a betting man I would put a £100 on him joining us in January.

Almiron is pure fantasy, a pipe dream, an absolute non-starter, it is pie in the sky, incomprehensible, unfathomable, lunacy, wishful thinking, utter desperation, delusion, it is embarrassing, shameful even. It is disgusting.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Joe_F on Thursday 6 December 2018, 09:51:07 pm
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Another club we've added to the p*ssed off with our hardball list.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: joeyt on Thursday 6 December 2018, 09:56:51 pm
The most realistic link I have seen so far is the Borini one. It is absolute textbook.

Rafa being given no money, and so having to go after someone he knows well (from Liverpool) and therefore he knows he can trust at the very least, who has a lot of prem experience, and who is likely very easily available even on loan (Went to AC Milan for £5 million and can't get in the team currently).

If I were a betting man I would put a £100 on him joining us in January.

He doesn't know Borini from Liverpool
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: KaKa on Thursday 6 December 2018, 09:57:54 pm
The most realistic link I have seen so far is the Borini one. It is absolute textbook.

Rafa being given no money, and so having to go after someone he knows well (from Liverpool) and therefore he knows he can trust at the very least, who has a lot of prem experience, and who is likely very easily available even on loan (Went to AC Milan for £5 million and can't get in the team currently).

If I were a betting man I would put a £100 on him joining us in January.

He doesn't know Borini from Liverpool

He will know people that do.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: huss9 on Thursday 6 December 2018, 10:21:11 pm
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Another club we've added to the p*ssed off with our hardball list.

aye was just about to post that.
p*ss them off to the point that they wont deal with us. wont be ashley's fault, he tried his bestest.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Thursday 6 December 2018, 10:36:39 pm
Well Nickson did a superb job, then.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: WarrenBartonCentrePartin on Thursday 6 December 2018, 10:37:27 pm
 :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Disco on Thursday 6 December 2018, 10:40:33 pm
Let’s not forget we got reported for tapping up El Blobbo who cost 2 Wham Bars and a 10p mixup.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: triggs on Thursday 6 December 2018, 11:32:41 pm
The most realistic link I have seen so far is the Borini one. It is absolute textbook.

Rafa being given no money, and so having to go after someone he knows well (from Liverpool) and therefore he knows he can trust at the very least, who has a lot of prem experience, and who is likely very easily available even on loan (Went to AC Milan for £5 million and can't get in the team currently).

If I were a betting man I would put a £100 on him joining us in January.

Almiron is pure fantasy, a pipe dream, an absolute non-starter, it is pie in the sky, incomprehensible, unfathomable, lunacy, wishful thinking, utter desperation, delusion, it is embarrassing, shameful even. It is disgusting.
Doubt Milan would let him go unless we spent loads which isn’t going to happen and would be a waste anyway. He plays plenty of games for them
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Friday 7 December 2018, 12:52:30 am
What were all these Invalid tweet ID's?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Odear on Friday 7 December 2018, 02:02:05 am
We must be the most lied about club in world football when it comes to the media regarding player transfers, takeovers etc.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: thomas on Friday 7 December 2018, 02:08:10 am
What were all these Invalid tweet ID's?
Dunno about the 2nd one but the first was allegedly a quote from someone at Atlanta United saying they wouldn't loan him and "wouldn't transfer him for chump change" in regards to reports of our offer size.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: gdm on Sunday 9 December 2018, 06:12:19 am
Won the MLS play off final today
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Toon No9 on Sunday 9 December 2018, 08:47:46 am
Bring Almiron and Martinez here please!!!
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: wormy on Sunday 9 December 2018, 11:19:32 am
Won the MLS play off final today

We’ll not be able to afford him now.

Because we could 'afford' him before? :yao:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: mighty__mag on Sunday 9 December 2018, 11:54:51 am
https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.dirtysouthsoccer.com/platform/amp/2018/8/13/17658490/why-cant-miguel-almiron-finish-chances-mvp-scoring-goals
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: TRon on Sunday 9 December 2018, 01:38:41 pm
I remember when we were constantly linked with Aubemyang and Lacazette for months. Great to see them both being smash hits in the premier now, perhaps the same will happen for this Almiron fella.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kanji on Sunday 9 December 2018, 01:43:57 pm
https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.dirtysouthsoccer.com/platform/amp/2018/8/13/17658490/why-cant-miguel-almiron-finish-chances-mvp-scoring-goals

The most American analysis ever.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ujpest doza on Sunday 9 December 2018, 02:04:54 pm
https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.dirtysouthsoccer.com/platform/amp/2018/8/13/17658490/why-cant-miguel-almiron-finish-chances-mvp-scoring-goals

The most American analysis ever.
That reads like a Degree Level Statistics Paper.
After reading it i still have no idea whether he's any good or not.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: geordie john on Sunday 9 December 2018, 02:10:24 pm
This is why American football (sorry, Soccer) sucks. WTF does it mean? The guy can't score.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Sunday 9 December 2018, 02:33:21 pm
Quote
Soccer is hard

solid conclusion
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Joe_F on Monday 10 December 2018, 04:57:00 pm
?s=19
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Toon No9 on Monday 10 December 2018, 06:35:40 pm
I think Almiron want to sign for us but Ashley won't pay his pricetag. But he's been told that if the takeover is completed he will be the first signing in the new owners future plans. A signing that has been earmarked by Rafa.
Only stumbling block is to get the alledged takeover done and dusted.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kanji on Monday 10 December 2018, 06:36:39 pm
aye just need to get that 300m deal done and dusted
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Dokko on Monday 10 December 2018, 06:44:33 pm
I think Almiron want to sign for us but Ashley won't pay his pricetag. But he's been told that if the takeover is completed he will be the first signing in the new owners future plans. A signing that has been earmarked by Rafa.
Only stumbling block is to get the alledged takeover done and dusted.

(https://media.giphy.com/media/ToMjGpKniGqRNLGBrhu/giphy.gif)
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Dinho lad on Monday 10 December 2018, 07:51:15 pm
who's the other club?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: triggs on Monday 10 December 2018, 07:53:35 pm
Probably West Ham
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ian W on Monday 10 December 2018, 07:54:25 pm
Let’s hope they’re semi-pro or something.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Wilson on Monday 10 December 2018, 08:03:24 pm
Probably West Ham

:lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Monday 10 December 2018, 08:14:36 pm
?s=19
Well, we tried.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: morla84 on Monday 10 December 2018, 08:51:49 pm
Sounds like there's some first class monitoring going on!
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 08:40:38 am
Most believable article yet.

Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: OCK on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 08:59:34 am
Every year feels the same at this club.  :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ian W on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 10:09:13 am
Every year feels the same at this club.  :lol:

It is the same.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 10:13:13 am
Every year feels the same at this club.  :lol:

(http://media.advance.net/newyorkupstatecom_national_desk_blog/photo/2017/02/02/groundhog_day.jpg)
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Scoot on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 10:25:44 am
Most believable article yet.


Just sell up and f*** off you fat c***.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: reefatoon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 10:39:34 am
(http://i68.tinypic.com/fnzt6a.jpg)
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 11:11:59 am
He'll go somewhere else and shine, like so many other players we've refused to pay up for... f***ing sick of this f***ing s***...
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: LRD on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 11:13:52 am
Didn't know Lejeune is a Spaniard.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ElCid on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 11:21:46 am
Didn't know Lejeune is a Spaniard.

French isn't he?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 11:23:20 am
No idea what you are on about?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: LRD on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 11:31:26 am
Article says he is Spanish, that's all.

Quote
Lejeune’s recovery from knee ligament surgery is well ahead of schedule, and Benitez will not be rushing the Spaniard back to the first team.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 11:35:24 am
Oh :lol: Now i follow :thup:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mole_Toonfan on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 01:54:37 pm
Didn't know Lejeune is a Spaniard.

French isn't he?

Be a bit weird for someone Spanish to be born in Paris.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 01:56:59 pm
I don't believe it. Good things doesn't happen this easily for us.

Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Gorilla on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 01:58:34 pm
Hmmm
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 01:58:52 pm
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:00:14 pm
Bollocks. If that ends up being true, anyone going to the Fulham game on the 22nd, I'll get your pre match pints in.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mole_Toonfan on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:01:35 pm
I guess we'll find out in a few hours :pow: Or minutes where the window licker inevitably denies it with glee.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:03:23 pm
I guess we'll find out in a few hours :pow: Or minutes where the window licker inevitably denies it with glee.

Lee Ryder: hearing from my South America sauce lickers that it could be done very soon, but still a few details to iron out and nothing is sure. LIIIICK!
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Fenham Mag on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:24:05 pm
Having a medical.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:24:40 pm
Having a medical.

How do you know?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: STM on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:32:51 pm
If we sign Almiron for anything over 15m, then I would take that as a huge nudge towards a possible takeover.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Infinitely Content on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:35:29 pm
Can we officially sign a player in December, like? Or will it just be pre-contractual agreement to go ahead officially on January 1st?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: thomas on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:36:01 pm
You can sign them any time you just can't register them until Jan. Unless something has changed.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: reefatoon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:37:43 pm
Having a medical.

How do you know?

He doesn't. He always spouts s****.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:37:52 pm
Miggy Miggy can't you see! There's nothing here for you under this regime!
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:38:00 pm
Can we officially sign a player in December, like? Or will it just be pre-contractual agreement to go ahead officially on January 1st?

You can get all agreements etc done, it's the just the registration of the player to a new club is done through the window.

January the 2nd, FA is shut on the 1st. ;)

Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Fenham Mag on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:38:25 pm
Having a medical.

How do you know?

He doesn't. He always spouts s****.

No always, but on this occasion, yes.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: reefatoon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:38:55 pm
Having a medical.

How do you know?

He doesn't. He always spouts s****.

No always, but on this occasion, yes.

 :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:39:02 pm
Having a medical.

How do you know?

He doesn't. He always spouts s****.

Oh yeah, didn't even look close enough and see who posted it.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:41:51 pm


:lol: :lol: Well, he can't get it wrong by saying this the useless lick.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ujpest doza on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:42:58 pm
Can we officially sign a player in December, like? Or will it just be pre-contractual agreement to go ahead officially on January 1st?
Pretty sure we announced Boumsong and Babayaro before January 1st so that they were both signed and ready to play .
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: sh74 on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:45:03 pm
Looks like a bit of fanny.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:46:22 pm
Worthy of a title change I reckon.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 02:47:07 pm
Worthy of a title change I reckon.

Nah mate.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: TRon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 03:02:16 pm
If we sign Almiron for anything over 15m, then I would take that as a huge nudge towards a possible takeover.

Or it could be used as a trophy signing to placate fans in the event Mike calls the sale off again.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ian W on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 03:04:01 pm


:lol: :lol: Well, he can't get it wrong by saying this the useless lick.

Lee is hilarious. Yes Lee, the club don't confirm transfers to people stuck to the outside of their windows before they're officially done.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Teasy on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 03:18:05 pm
The guy who's said this is a pretty well respected sports presenter in Almiron's home country isn't he?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 03:18:58 pm
If this is somehow true, where will he play? Number 10? Or on the wing?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mike on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 03:20:47 pm
(https://i.imgur.com/QQgIiYy.jpg)

 :undecided:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 03:32:28 pm
Doesn't mean anything is imminent. We've obviously been in talks. Don't think we'll pay up though..


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Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: SteV on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 03:35:26 pm
Doesn't mean anything is imminent. We've obviously been in talks. Don't think we'll pay up though..


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That's the Twitter equivalent of hiding in the bushes by the training ground with a camera isn't it?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: LFEE on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 04:18:19 pm
Tim Vickery was raving about him on H&J just earlier and said he was signing for us as his club had just bought his replacement.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mikky on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 04:19:51 pm
Tim Vickery was raving about him on H&J just earlier and said he was signing for us as his club had just bought his replacement.

From River Plate - Martinez I think
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: LFEE on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 04:25:24 pm
Tim Vickery was raving about him on H&J just earlier and said he was signing for us as his club had just bought his replacement.

From River Plate - Martinez I think

No. Almiron -2.20 I was referring to for purposes of this thread :lol: or did you mean his replacement? Yes.

https://talksport.com/radio/listen-again/1544619600/1544626800/
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ameritoon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 04:29:56 pm
Yeah, Atlanta are signing Pity Martinez so either Almiron has to leave or one of their 3 DPs are going to have to take huge paycut to make way for Martinez. So, they pretty much have to sell Almiron.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mike on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 04:36:10 pm
Tim Vickery was raving about him on H&J just earlier and said he was signing for us as his club had just bought his replacement.

From River Plate - Martinez I think

No. Almiron -2.20 I was referring to for purposes of this thread :lol: or did you mean his replacement? Yes.

https://talksport.com/radio/listen-again/1544619600/1544626800/

:lol: "-2.20" is About 28 minutes in if anyone else is as stupid as me.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mikky on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 04:36:33 pm
Tim Vickery was raving about him on H&J just earlier and said he was signing for us as his club had just bought his replacement.

From River Plate - Martinez I think

No. Almiron -2.20 I was referring to for purposes of this thread :lol: or did you mean his replacement? Yes.

https://talksport.com/radio/listen-again/1544619600/1544626800/

Sorry, meant Martinez is his replacement
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Teasy on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 04:52:26 pm
Talk of £22m being the fee, coming from another Journalist/presenter over there.

EDIT: Actually he's said the deal will make Almiron the most expensive Paraguayan Footballer in history.  Which means at least £22m apparently.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 04:55:34 pm
We're finally about to break our transfer record only to a day or two after there's a statement that Ashley will remain as owner for the foreseeable future. But yeah, even that would be too positive to happen for us.


Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Joe_F on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 04:59:01 pm
Back to reality
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Teasy on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:01:06 pm
Anyone watching SSN?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:03:29 pm
Anyone watching SSN?

No but many are saying the same thing.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Joe_F on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:05:10 pm
?s=19

"Start with a 3"   :D
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Teasy on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:06:15 pm
Was just wanting to know exactly what was said.  Seen it now like.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:06:29 pm
3m sounds what we'd offer tbh.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Teasy on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:07:14 pm
Class, offer 3 dollars.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: summerof69 on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:07:43 pm
Never mind
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: steve_69 on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:09:10 pm
?s=19

"Start with a 3"   :D

Might as well put this to bed for good then lads
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ameritoon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:10:03 pm
Any report coming from Paraguay is probably just something his agent is telling reporters to force a move, unfortunately. He's been doing it for weeks now.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Disco on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:22:43 pm
3 dollar bill y’all.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: TRon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:30:30 pm
Any report coming from Paraguay is probably just something his agent is telling reporters to force a move, unfortunately. He's been doing it for weeks now.

Stupid c*** has blown Ashley's cover though, signed and sealed for £22m just a couple of hrs ago, now his agent is trying to force a move?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:33:00 pm
30m :lol:

Ashley laughs at us.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:35:19 pm
"29 million, 900 and 99 thousand, 900 and 98
29 million, 900 and 99 thousand, 900 and 99
30 million.

There. 30 million! Wow. The currency here is Pesos, yes?"
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: simonsays on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:44:16 pm
It would be US dollars though, no?  So £22m might be about right.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:53:24 pm
It would be US dollars though, no?  So £22m might be about right.

£24m, actually.

:milner:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 05:57:20 pm
It would be US dollars though, no?  So £22m might be about right.

£24m, actually.

:milner:

That's Brexit for you.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ElCid on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 06:21:31 pm
Seems a lot of money is wanted for a player plying his trade in a pretty poor standard league - and apart from Dempsey (excluding goalkeepers) none have been a big hit especially for that kind of money.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 06:28:14 pm
Rafa seems to rate him, good enough for me. And the fact that if it happens, a deal for that kind of money that is, it must surely be Rafa finally getting one of his top choices.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 06:35:02 pm
Christ, 10 years ago it was nearly 2 dollars to the pound. :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 06:35:32 pm
Seems a lot of money is wanted for a player plying his trade in a pretty poor standard league - and apart from Dempsey (excluding goalkeepers) none have been a big hit especially for that kind of money.

McBride was good.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ElCid on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 06:38:05 pm
Rafa seems to rate him, good enough for me. And the fact that if it happens, a deal for that kind of money that is, it must surely be Rafa finally getting one of his top choices.

Maybe but I still say the money being quoted for him is just stupid for a player playing at that level.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 06:39:28 pm
Another scenario: he turns out to be absolute crap, and Ashley never, ever spends that kind of money on a player again, and blames Rafa on top.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ElCid on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 06:39:50 pm
Seems a lot of money is wanted for a player plying his trade in a pretty poor standard league - and apart from Dempsey (excluding goalkeepers) none have been a big hit especially for that kind of money.

McBride was good.

He was ok but wouldn't say a big success 1 in 4 striker
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 06:43:30 pm
Say the rumours of the sale are true, there is no way we're spending over £20m on anyone.

Say the rumours of the sale aren't true, there is no way we're spending over £20m on anyone.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ElCid on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 06:43:55 pm
Another scenario: he turns out to be absolute crap, and Ashley never, ever spends that kind of money on a player again, and blames Rafa on top.

I honestly don't think Ashley would pay what is being quoted. If the fee was about 10 - 15 million he would see the potential sell on value but at 24 - 30 million possibly just can't see him doing it - to big a risk for fat c***. Mind I can't see him spending miuch full stop anyway.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ElCid on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 06:44:17 pm
Say the rumours of the sale are true, there is no way we're spending over £20m on anyone.

Say the rumours of the sale aren't true, there is no way we're spending over £20m on anyone.

Agreed
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Rich on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 06:55:09 pm
Christ, 10 years ago it was nearly 2 dollars to the pound. :lol:

Those were the days like!
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 07:13:10 pm
Rafa seems to rate him, good enough for me. And the fact that if it happens, a deal for that kind of money that is, it must surely be Rafa finally getting one of his top choices.

Maybe but I still say the money being quoted for him is just stupid for a player playing at that level.

In a footballing world where Leicester reject bids of £25m for Demarai Gray, I don't what prices are stupid now tbh.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: reefatoon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 07:26:14 pm
We’ll be trying to loan him for the rest of his career the way we are with Kenedy.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 07:33:06 pm
Rafa seems to rate him, good enough for me. And the fact that if it happens, a deal for that kind of money that is, it must surely be Rafa finally getting one of his top choices.

Maybe but I still say the money being quoted for him is just stupid for a player playing at that level.

I do think you’re slightly undervaluing MLS.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ElCid on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 08:06:08 pm
Rafa seems to rate him, good enough for me. And the fact that if it happens, a deal for that kind of money that is, it must surely be Rafa finally getting one of his top choices.

Maybe but I still say the money being quoted for him is just stupid for a player playing at that level.

In a footballing world where Leicester reject bids of £25m for Demarai Gray, I don't what prices are stupid now tbh.

All prices nowadays are stupid I agree and very rarely get a bargain - but being quoted for 24 - 30 million for a player within a pretty poor standard is too much of a risk at that price plus no chance the fat man will pay for that either.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ElCid on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 08:08:29 pm
Rafa seems to rate him, good enough for me. And the fact that if it happens, a deal for that kind of money that is, it must surely be Rafa finally getting one of his top choices.

Maybe but I still say the money being quoted for him is just stupid for a player playing at that level.

I do think you’re slightly undervaluing MLS.

What standard would you say it is - maybe championship at best possibly lower?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Dokko on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 08:11:15 pm
If he’s got pace, can dribble, assist and score goals he’ll light the place up and won’t struggle imo. This is about as exciting as it gets for us, embrace it if we’re lucky enough to land him.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 08:29:07 pm
Seems a lot of money is wanted for a player plying his trade in a pretty poor standard league - and apart from Dempsey (excluding goalkeepers) none have been a big hit especially for that kind of money.

McBride was good.

As was Landon Donovan for the brief time he was here.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 08:47:08 pm
Rafa seems to rate him, good enough for me. And the fact that if it happens, a deal for that kind of money that is, it must surely be Rafa finally getting one of his top choices.

Maybe but I still say the money being quoted for him is just stupid for a player playing at that level.

I do think you’re slightly undervaluing MLS.

What standard would you say it is - maybe championship at best possibly lower?

I believe the best MLS teams could compete in the Champo.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ElCid on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 08:50:04 pm
Rafa seems to rate him, good enough for me. And the fact that if it happens, a deal for that kind of money that is, it must surely be Rafa finally getting one of his top choices.

Maybe but I still say the money being quoted for him is just stupid for a player playing at that level.

I do think you’re slightly undervaluing MLS.

What standard would you say it is - maybe championship at best possibly lower?

I believe the best MLS teams could compete in the Champo.

Yeah I wouldn't argue with you there
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 08:57:43 pm
Seems a lot of money is wanted for a player plying his trade in a pretty poor standard league - and apart from Dempsey (excluding goalkeepers) none have been a big hit especially for that kind of money.

McBride was good.

As was Landon Donovan for the brief time he was here.

Claudio Reyna’s time was cut short by injuries but he clearly had what it took to play in the PL. Same with Stu Holden.

Geoff Cameron was a competent defender for Stoke for a few years.

I’ll go to the grave defending Yedlin as a PL-quality fullback.

There really haven’t been a ton of players to make the jump from MLS tbh
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ameritoon on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 08:59:37 pm
MLS' insistence on holding onto players for way too long hasn't helped matters. This year is finally seems like they're realizing selling good players to Europe makes them look better
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Segun Oluwaniyi on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 09:05:54 pm
Rafa seems to rate him, good enough for me. And the fact that if it happens, a deal for that kind of money that is, it must surely be Rafa finally getting one of his top choices.

Maybe but I still say the money being quoted for him is just stupid for a player playing at that level.

I do think you’re slightly undervaluing MLS.

What standard would you say it is - maybe championship at best possibly lower?
It is of course lower than the Championship, which is a powerful league flush with funds at this point, but there is talent that can be acquired there. Outside of the top four or five leagues in Europe, you will not find players that are consistently playing against a high level, at least not compared to the standard in England. Everywhere else is generally very stratified with a fairly shallow pool of talent.

With the DP rules (2 or 3 players on each club with wages comparable to the upper echelons of Europe) and the crisp American dollars (along with accompanying American lifestyle), it is not difficult to attract very good players to MLS, especially young players from Latin America, such as Almiron. I believe there are a good number of players currently in MLS that could make the jump to a stronger league, but as mentioned above, the league is funny about selling its players and the ones from smaller nations will struggle for work permits if we are talking about England.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ElCid on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 09:07:05 pm
Seems a lot of money is wanted for a player plying his trade in a pretty poor standard league - and apart from Dempsey (excluding goalkeepers) none have been a big hit especially for that kind of money.

McBride was good.

As was Landon Donovan for the brief time he was here.

Claudio Reyna’s time was cut short by injuries but he clearly had what it took to play in the PL. Same with Stu Holden.

Geoff Cameron was a competent defender for Stoke for a few years.

I’ll go to the grave defending Yedlin as a PL-quality fullback.

There really haven’t been a ton of players to make the jump from MLS tbh

Thing is they were ok the names being mentioned but not a massive success which when your paying the reported 24 - 30 million for is what would be required
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Segun Oluwaniyi on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 09:13:13 pm
Seems a lot of money is wanted for a player plying his trade in a pretty poor standard league - and apart from Dempsey (excluding goalkeepers) none have been a big hit especially for that kind of money.

McBride was good.

As was Landon Donovan for the brief time he was here.

Claudio Reyna’s time was cut short by injuries but he clearly had what it took to play in the PL. Same with Stu Holden.

Geoff Cameron was a competent defender for Stoke for a few years.

I’ll go to the grave defending Yedlin as a PL-quality fullback.

There really haven’t been a ton of players to make the jump from MLS tbh

Thing is they were ok the names being mentioned but not a massive success which when your paying the reported 24 - 30 million for is what would be required
Only for Newcastle, if we are being honest, though. This club's competitors are spending 20+ million on reserves and young players. Leicester spent 75% of Newcastle's transfer record for a 25 year old that would exclusively be their reserve keeper.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ElCid on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 09:18:58 pm
Seems a lot of money is wanted for a player plying his trade in a pretty poor standard league - and apart from Dempsey (excluding goalkeepers) none have been a big hit especially for that kind of money.

McBride was good.

As was Landon Donovan for the brief time he was here.

Claudio Reyna’s time was cut short by injuries but he clearly had what it took to play in the PL. Same with Stu Holden.

Geoff Cameron was a competent defender for Stoke for a few years.

I’ll go to the grave defending Yedlin as a PL-quality fullback.

There really haven’t been a ton of players to make the jump from MLS tbh

Thing is they were ok the names being mentioned but not a massive success which when your paying the reported 24 - 30 million for is what would be required
Only for Newcastle, if we are being honest, though. This club's competitors are spending 20+ million on reserves and young players. Leicester spent 75% of Newcastle's transfer record for a 25 year old that would exclusively be their reserve keeper.

Wouldn't argue with you there it is where we are
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 10:58:42 pm
Seems a lot of money is wanted for a player plying his trade in a pretty poor standard league - and apart from Dempsey (excluding goalkeepers) none have been a big hit especially for that kind of money.

McBride was good.

As was Landon Donovan for the brief time he was here.

Claudio Reyna’s time was cut short by injuries but he clearly had what it took to play in the PL. Same with Stu Holden.

Geoff Cameron was a competent defender for Stoke for a few years.

I’ll go to the grave defending Yedlin as a PL-quality fullback.

There really haven’t been a ton of players to make the jump from MLS tbh

Thing is they were ok the names being mentioned but not a massive success which when your paying the reported 24 - 30 million for is what would be required
Only for Newcastle, if we are being honest, though. This club's competitors are spending 20+ million on reserves and young players. Leicester spent 75% of Newcastle's transfer record for a 25 year old that would exclusively be their reserve keeper.

Also a good point, we’ve essentially priced ourselves out of the European market.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Teasy on Wednesday 12 December 2018, 11:11:48 pm
Seems a lot of money is wanted for a player plying his trade in a pretty poor standard league - and apart from Dempsey (excluding goalkeepers) none have been a big hit especially for that kind of money.

McBride was good.

As was Landon Donovan for the brief time he was here.

Claudio Reyna’s time was cut short by injuries but he clearly had what it took to play in the PL. Same with Stu Holden.

Geoff Cameron was a competent defender for Stoke for a few years.

I’ll go to the grave defending Yedlin as a PL-quality fullback.

There really haven’t been a ton of players to make the jump from MLS tbh

Thing is they were ok the names being mentioned but not a massive success which when your paying the reported 24 - 30 million for is what would be required
Only for Newcastle, if we are being honest, though. This club's competitors are spending 20+ million on reserves and young players. Leicester spent 75% of Newcastle's transfer record for a 25 year old that would exclusively be their reserve keeper.

Not sure any clubs that are our direct competitors are spending £20m+ on reserves like.  But I do agree that £25m doesn't equal instant great in todays market, nowhere near.  I mean when you think about it we spent 75% of our transfer record on a reserve as well (Murphey).  You've got to start at £20m+ these days just to get a good player (unless you strike gold like for someone like Fernandez of course).
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Thursday 13 December 2018, 12:50:58 am
Christ, 10 years ago it was nearly 2 dollars to the pound. :lol:

Those were the days like!

He’ll only be record signing because of the weak pound. $30m in 2005 wouldn’t have afforded Michael Owen.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Thursday 13 December 2018, 08:03:52 am
Christ, 10 years ago it was nearly 2 dollars to the pound. :lol:

Those were the days like!

He’ll only be record signing because of the weak pound. $30m in 2005 wouldn’t have afforded Michael Owen.
doubt it, even back then £17m wouldn’t have got you $30m.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Thursday 13 December 2018, 08:18:40 am
https://www.poundsterlinglive.com/bank-of-england-spot/historical-spot-exchange-rates/usd/USD-to-GBP-2005

August 2005.
1 USD = 0.55 GBP
30m USD = 16.5 GBP
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Thursday 13 December 2018, 08:29:16 am
Atlanta are in less of a position then they make out. In the MLS you are only allowed so many Designated players (players who earn over the salary cap and are international players). Atlanta already have a deal signed to sign another designated player with more rumoured to follow. Their forwards is also a designated player, so Almiron pretty much has to be sold. It’s also unclear who has control over the sale as well, I’m pretty sure the MLS has the right to sell a player behind the clubs back. This happened somewhat with Defoe’s move from Toronto to Sunderland. Basically the league wanted to sell Defoe, Toronto kicked up a fuss, in the end Toronto settled for getting Altidore, some money, and a draft pick for Defoe, if they were in charge though they wouldn’t have sold him.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kasper on Thursday 13 December 2018, 02:44:36 pm
Atlanta are in less of a position then they make out. In the MLS you are only allowed so many Designated players (players who earn over the salary cap and are international players). Atlanta already have a deal signed to sign another designated player with more rumoured to follow. Their forwards is also a designated player, so Almiron pretty much has to be sold. It’s also unclear who has control over the sale as well, I’m pretty sure the MLS has the right to sell a player behind the clubs back. This happened somewhat with Defoe’s move from Toronto to Sunderland. Basically the league wanted to sell Defoe, Toronto kicked up a fuss, in the end Toronto settled for getting Altidore, some money, and a draft pick for Defoe, if they were in charge though they wouldn’t have sold him.

Well that sounds interesting. Can you link to some source explaining a bit more?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: SEMTEX on Thursday 13 December 2018, 03:27:07 pm
MLS is a "single entity" model. It owns players contracts and can negotiate their sale. They also have negotiated purchase of players like Michael Bradley, and basically assigned them to the team they want them to go to, even though there is some official claim process that is supposed to make it fair.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: SEMTEX on Thursday 13 December 2018, 03:28:17 pm
small amount of info: https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2339627-mls-single-entity-structure-is-the-biggest-obstacle-for-the-league
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ankles Bennett on Thursday 13 December 2018, 06:25:53 pm
So Atlanta tell us to bid with a figure starting with a 3  i.e. $30m.  So we bid $28m.  Classic we tried but couldn't get it over the line !!!
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Thursday 13 December 2018, 06:28:33 pm
So Atlanta tell us to bid with a figure starting with a 3  i.e. $30m.  So we bid $28m.  Classic we tried but couldn't get it over the line !!!

Any normal club that bid would be fine, because if they really are holding out for that they’d go back up...us on the other hand....
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: sadnesstan on Friday 14 December 2018, 03:48:25 pm
So Atlanta tell us to bid with a figure starting with a 3  i.e. $30m.  So we bid $28m.  Classic we tried but couldn't get it over the line !!!

The official bid was 3 sports direct mugs + $28M
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Teasy on Friday 14 December 2018, 03:58:14 pm
Where's 28m been mentioned?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: sadnesstan on Friday 14 December 2018, 06:25:26 pm
Where's 28m been mentioned?

My source. Ssshhh!

So Atlanta tell us to bid with a figure starting with a 3  i.e. $30m.  So we bid $28m.  Classic we tried but couldn't get it over the line !!!
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Friday 14 December 2018, 06:44:29 pm
TBF you can't give an inch to these settlers. Next thing you know, they'll take issue with King George's taxation framework.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Dan Gleebals on Wednesday 19 December 2018, 12:28:28 pm
Guess this BS along with the takeover s****
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kanji on Thursday 20 December 2018, 08:52:16 pm
Deuce jinxed the deal

Oh and he’s the best player in THE MLS @Tomato Deuce THE MLS @Tomato Deuce
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Thursday 20 December 2018, 09:46:35 pm
Why you gotta do me like that fam
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Dokko on Friday 21 December 2018, 12:34:39 pm
Arsenal after him. Glad we monitored him for them, wonder if we pass our scout reports on to them to try and cover our costs?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Friday 21 December 2018, 06:21:16 pm
Arsenal after him. Glad we monitored him for them, wonder if we pass our scout reports on to them to try and cover our costs?
Arsenal and Spurs were always after him.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: AsprillasShinPad on Friday 21 December 2018, 06:43:17 pm
Who do you think the next player we'll be linked with without foundation?

Messi, Ronaldo, Mbappe?

The reality is that we'll end up one or two past-it cloggers like Kuqi or Colback and a couple of youngsters who did some step overs once, but in reality are f***ing s***.

It's the only way...
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kanji on Saturday 22 December 2018, 12:36:18 pm
Why you gotta do me like that fam

All out of :love:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 12:04:00 pm
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ujpest doza on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 12:04:50 pm
I thought it was the other way around?

Fee agreed but his astronomical wage demands were the problem?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Wilson on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 12:06:59 pm
Fat Mike getting mixed up when telling the media his excuses.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: thenige on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 12:32:05 pm
You'd have to question anyone's decision making who wants to join us in our current state. On the pitch they'd probably pass the ball to the opposition all the time.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Infinitely Content on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 03:26:12 pm
I thought it was the other way around?

Fee agreed but his astronomical wage demands were the problem?

Nobody knows what they're talking about on Twitter shocker.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 03:26:47 pm
I thought it was the other way around?

Fee agreed but his astronomical wage demands were the problem?

Nobody knows what they're talking about on Twitter shocker.

:thup:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 03:42:20 pm
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: LFEE on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 03:45:05 pm
Tim Vickery just reiterated what he said weeks ago. He definitely going. Most likely to us. Atlanta obviously trying to flush out the biggest fee.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 03:58:59 pm

Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Joe_F on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 04:46:51 pm
Hmmm...

?s=19
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Toonjam88 on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 05:11:04 pm



We are going to be taken over by the 15th and then sign Almino. 😱🤪🤪🤪😂
 :frantic: :yikes: :frantic: :cheesy: ;D ;D
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Away Toon on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 05:18:09 pm
Honestly anyway you look at it, he'd be mad to come and sign for this f***ed up club unless he's been guaranteed we will have new owners this month.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 05:44:50 pm
I seriously worry for anyone who actually thinks there is any chance of signing him  :mike:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 05:46:12 pm
No chance are we signing him.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: sempuki on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 05:54:46 pm
No chance are we signing him.
Aye. Nee chance at all.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: shakey jake on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 05:57:57 pm
Are we baulking at the transfer fee?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 06:04:44 pm
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Dinho lad on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 06:07:05 pm
How exciting.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ElDiablo on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 06:07:33 pm
It's a shame that we didn't have months before this to negotiate a price, a real shame.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: chopey on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 06:10:52 pm
I think this one might happen
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 06:15:56 pm
Whoever's wasting other club's time with our negotiations should just email them this all-encompassing email and get it over and done with from the start.

Quote
Dear........

Please find our offer in the form of an amusing gif below.

(https://img.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed-static/static/2013-11/enhanced/webdr02/22/10/anigif_enhanced-buzz-3016-1385133204-19.gif)

Yours faithfully,
....
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 06:16:16 pm
More pr rubbish that out sheep lap up. May as well close the thread tbh
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Pilko on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 06:21:49 pm
Agreeing wages for a player we'll blatantly not pay the transfer fee for almost makes me think it could be a lie. It sounds mental to say that I know.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 06:51:59 pm
Whoever's wasting other club's time with our negotiations should just email them this all-encompassing email and get it over and done with from the start.

Quote
Dear........

Please find our offer in the form of an amusing gif below.

(https://img.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed-static/static/2013-11/enhanced/webdr02/22/10/anigif_enhanced-buzz-3016-1385133204-19.gif)

Yours faithfully,
....


Love John Candy me  :smitten:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 07:40:10 pm
Economic differences  :lol:


I want your clothes, boots and your motorcycle  :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Chris_R on Wednesday 9 January 2019, 09:09:26 pm

Well that's probably because they actually expect one.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Charlies on Thursday 10 January 2019, 12:33:18 am
?s=20
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Thursday 10 January 2019, 12:40:47 am
?s=20
An MLS team which is less than 2 years old knows that we are cheap, f***ing hell.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: thomas on Thursday 10 January 2019, 12:44:37 am
the universe knows man :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mike on Thursday 10 January 2019, 01:56:07 am
:lol: We've been sussed out magnificently there.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: sbnufc on Thursday 10 January 2019, 01:56:35 am
Current value is only €15m according to transfermarkt which is usually accurate

https://www.transfermarkt.com/miguel-almiron/profil/spieler/272999
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: KaKa on Thursday 10 January 2019, 02:19:07 am
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-6575479/Newcastle-told-increase-offer-8m-25m-rated-playmaker-Miguel-Almiron.html

Have bid £17 million but they are standing firm on the £25 million price apparently.

As they have apparently allowed us to agree personal terms the bid likely has some truth to it.

Think it's a fair offer tbh. Maybe another £3 million to £5 million based on certain targets being achieved will do it.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stottie on Thursday 10 January 2019, 02:27:06 am
Daniel Storey had this transfer down as "likely" in a list of them the other day.
He's called Ashley a cheapskate and lamented the situation at NUFC plenty of times, so is not some paid lackey or apologist.
I don't expect remotely good things any more, but this one might actually have some chance of happening.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: r0cafella on Thursday 10 January 2019, 02:41:28 am
They will be hoping to get him cheap hope he has a good season then sell him for a nice tidy profit to a club like Everton.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: LV on Thursday 10 January 2019, 02:59:53 am
They will be hoping to get him cheap hope he has a good season then sell him for a nice tidy profit to a club like Everton.

£17 million isn’t cheap mind. Well, not for us.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Gallowgate End on Thursday 10 January 2019, 03:07:32 am
?s=20

Their Chairman already stated it would have to be $30million “minimum” :rocky:

I’d imagine our offer is £2.50 + a Sports Direct mug then they get payed the rest of the £17million when Ashley has sold.

I just can’t see Ashley offering much up front on deals this January.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: r0cafella on Thursday 10 January 2019, 03:31:02 am
They will be hoping to get him cheap hope he has a good season then sell him for a nice tidy profit to a club like Everton.

£17 million isn’t cheap mind. Well, not for us.

17million is cheap now.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Rich on Thursday 10 January 2019, 05:39:41 am
Current value is only €15m according to transfermarkt which is usually accurate

https://www.transfermarkt.com/miguel-almiron/profil/spieler/272999

It’s not like :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: TRon on Thursday 10 January 2019, 06:56:35 am
They will be hoping to get him cheap hope he has a good season then sell him for a nice tidy profit to a club like Everton.

£17 million isn’t cheap mind. Well, not for us.

If we're bidding £17m, then he probably is worth at least £25m so I would beg to differ.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Thursday 10 January 2019, 07:42:53 am

You just know we are asking for a year loan deal, not cash. O0
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: STM on Thursday 10 January 2019, 07:53:30 am

You just know we are asking for a year loan deal, not cash. O0

Absolutely. There isn't a hope in hell that we will be in the red transfers wise. So unless we are selling 20m worth of players (Probably about 8 of our first teamers lerl), then it will be a loan with an option at best.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Thursday 10 January 2019, 08:59:03 am
Current value is only €15m according to transfermarkt which is usually accurate

https://www.transfermarkt.com/miguel-almiron/profil/spieler/272999

:lol: No it's not.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: joeyt on Thursday 10 January 2019, 09:06:19 am
Aye, transfermarkt isn't very accurate for stuff like that
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Heake on Thursday 10 January 2019, 09:40:53 am
Given the current internal politics & general state of NUFC at the moment, I cant imagine a scenario whereby we smash our transfer record & bring in a top quality, hungry player with years ahead of him.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: chopey on Thursday 10 January 2019, 09:43:33 am
I honestly can, I think this lad will have a black and white shirt on by the end of the month as Ashley's present to us for the takeover not going through, Jim Watt will be wanking over Ashley's generosity.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ketsbaia on Thursday 10 January 2019, 09:47:03 am
£17m isn't exactly low-balling them and Atlanta have already signed his replacement (Martinez) so there's still a chance.

For someone else to step in, of course.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Thursday 10 January 2019, 09:48:21 am
I honestly can, I think this lad will have a black and white shirt on by the end of the month as Ashley's present to us for the takeover not going through, Jim Watt will be wanking over Ashley's generosity.

Only if we loan him, not a chance we are spending a penny , this w***** doesnt want to.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: reefatoon on Thursday 10 January 2019, 09:50:19 am
£17m isn't exactly low-balling them and Atlanta have already signed his replacement (Martinez) so there's still a chance.

For someone else to step in, of course.

You can See Charnley and Ashley looking around frantically for some other club to step in and beat us. "f***ing hell Mike, that was close! we nearly had to sign someone there, thank f*** for West Ham"
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Darth Crooks on Thursday 10 January 2019, 09:53:16 am
I honestly can, I think this lad will have a black and white shirt on by the end of the month as Ashley's present to us for the takeover not going through, Jim Watt will be wanking over Ashley's generosity.

(https://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/images/UGSP00005_m.jpg)

U WOT M8?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Heake on Thursday 10 January 2019, 09:53:30 am
I honestly can, I think this lad will have a black and white shirt on by the end of the month as Ashley's present to us for the takeover not going through, Jim Watt will be wanking over Ashley's generosity.

I really hope you`re right but I cant see me slipping on me leather chaps & popping down to Fenwicks this window mind.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Thursday 10 January 2019, 09:54:58 am
Just a reminder this thread was started 5th of December.

It was a done deal then  :lol:

f*** off man
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Thursday 10 January 2019, 10:07:22 am
Even if we do get him, we have been after him since at least the summer. Any normally ran club would have had the deal done or ready to be completed by the time the transfer window opened, especially since their season had already ended.
It honestly wouldn’t surprise me if the deal is just about done but we are risking losing the player so we can sign him in the final week of the window to save 3 weeks wages.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Thursday 10 January 2019, 10:14:58 am
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-6575479/Newcastle-told-increase-offer-8m-25m-rated-playmaker-Miguel-Almiron.html

Have bid £17 million but they are standing firm on the £25 million price apparently.

As they have apparently allowed us to agree personal terms the bid likely has some truth to it.

Think it's a fair offer tbh. Maybe another £3 million to £5 million based on certain targets being achieved will do it.

We haven't like :mike: we have as much chance of spending 17m as I do. Wake up man
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: TBG on Thursday 10 January 2019, 10:19:57 am
Just a reminder this thread was started 5th of December.

It was a done deal then  :lol:

f*** off man

We've now entered the stage of the deal where money would usually be exchanged.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Thursday 10 January 2019, 10:25:39 am
Just a reminder this thread was started 5th of December.

It was a done deal then  :lol:

f*** off man

We've now entered the stage of the deal where money would usually be exchanged.


Does it not go like this.....?
“Much you want?”
“Ok, when?”
“Now”
“Ok, it’s on its way”
“When do we get player?”
“Now”

That takes 2 months  :lol:




Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Benwell Lad on Thursday 10 January 2019, 11:15:12 am
If we're signing forrinas could be good time to sell the club, as Mikes sterling assets have less clout, what with Brexit flushing our currency down the toilet.  $$$$
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Toon No9 on Thursday 10 January 2019, 11:33:21 am
Ashley knows they won't accept £17M. So he bids £17M and says we made a club record bid for him but it wasn't accepted and we couldn't compete with another club who bid £20M.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: BergenMagpie on Thursday 10 January 2019, 11:42:31 am
Bet he will join Soton in 5 pages
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ankles Bennett on Thursday 10 January 2019, 11:51:00 am
We all know fat man's rule.  We bid what we think the player is worth and no more.  If not for that rule we would have Aubameyang and Lacazette up front for us on Saturday.  If this bid is true then Almiron will be signing for West Ham / Palace before the end of the month
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Thursday 10 January 2019, 11:58:58 am
Is he any good? I’ve no idea and never heard of him.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: loki679 on Thursday 10 January 2019, 01:21:36 pm
Bet he will join Soton in 5 pages

West Ham imo
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: FustinoSolano on Thursday 10 January 2019, 01:28:14 pm
If (and it's a very big if) we have actually bid 17 million for him then that's still 8 million off their asking price, that's not a small amount of money and is extremely unlikely to be bridged with our owner / approach. Will be another filed into the 'We tried' drawer that the cretinous Pardew used to talk of.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: huss9 on Thursday 10 January 2019, 01:29:39 pm
We all know fat man's rule.  We bid what we think the player is worth and no more.  If not for that rule we would have Aubameyang and Lacazette up front for us on Saturday.  If this bid is true then Almiron will be signing for West Ham / Palace before the end of the month

i think you do the fat c*** too much credit.

he bids an amount that will be rejected out of hand.

there's no genuine attempt here.

see keegan court case etc.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Charlies on Friday 11 January 2019, 08:04:17 pm
Invalid Tweet ID?s=20

Must be off to West Ham.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Dinho lad on Friday 11 January 2019, 08:07:33 pm
Well, he looks happy, so...
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Friday 11 January 2019, 08:51:03 pm
Oh well.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: chopey on Friday 11 January 2019, 08:54:44 pm
Is he on the fat mans chopper
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Friday 11 January 2019, 08:56:52 pm
Is he on the fat mans chopper
From Atlanta?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: sempuki on Friday 11 January 2019, 08:57:06 pm
Is he on the fat mans chopper
That'll be Penfold.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Friday 11 January 2019, 08:57:49 pm
an unverified account with 600 followers. I'm gonna go out on a limb and say that's not his account
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ujpest doza on Saturday 12 January 2019, 10:36:47 am
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5:43 pm - 11 Jan 2019

Might be his account, might not be.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Saturday 12 January 2019, 10:42:40 am
Usually we don't even bid, that'll be where we're at i dont doubt.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: chopey on Friday 25 January 2019, 01:00:54 pm
Here we are, this is where I should be
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Friday 25 January 2019, 03:53:41 pm
Downie saying that he thinks that as of now there's more chance of this happening than this time last week. Nice and vague
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: nufcjmc on Friday 25 January 2019, 04:21:10 pm
Downie saying that he thinks that as of now there's more chance of this happening than this time last week. Nice and vague

He is most likely talking s**** or talks with Rafa and fuckwit were more productive than either said or selling club realise there isn't a que forming and window closing
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Friday 25 January 2019, 04:27:18 pm
Downie saying that he thinks that as of now there's more chance of this happening than this time last week. Nice and vague

It'll be because of Atlanta having 4 over the 3 player pay cap limiting thing they have in MLS after signing Pity Martinez who plays in Almiron's position I believe. They need to either sell one of those 4 or loan one out.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: thomas on Friday 25 January 2019, 04:38:41 pm
Getting a player on loan from MLS would never be lived down :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: LFEE on Friday 25 January 2019, 04:40:31 pm
Downie saying that he thinks that as of now there's more chance of this happening than this time last week. Nice and vague

It'll be because of Atlanta having 4 over the 3 player pay cap limiting thing they have in MLS after signing Pity Martinez who plays in Almiron's position I believe. They need to either sell one of those 4 or loan one out.

Correct.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Odear on Friday 25 January 2019, 04:45:22 pm
I can see why they wouldn’t want to loan. If he turns out to be “not suited to English football” his value would drop significantly.

If they sell now they’re looking at anywhere between 16 and 25 million.

And it’s for the same reason most clubs here won’t stump up that fee. It’s a gamble.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Friday 25 January 2019, 04:52:13 pm
Rafa has wanted him for a while apparently and like I've said before about this lad, he'd be a player who I'd look forward to see making his debut. Haven't felt that about a player for a while and would like to. Will only happen if Atlanta lower their price quite a bit which I think is unlikely. Which is a shame because I'd like to see the guy here.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Friday 25 January 2019, 04:56:12 pm
They have to lose one of their DP's in some form, I think. If they don't, one of them can't be registered and another MLS club can have them for free, so they may have to lower the price or let him go temporarily for now.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Friday 25 January 2019, 04:57:25 pm
Imagine a world in which we spend actual money and outright sign Almiron, Martins, *and* Lukaku.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Friday 25 January 2019, 04:58:30 pm
They have to lose one of their DP's in some form, I think. If they don't, one of them can't be registered and another MLS club can have them for free, so they may have to lower the price or let him go temporarily for now.

I saw some talk on Twitter (land of ITKs, aye I kna) of them loaning out Barco instead if Almiron is not sold. So, allow the club to pay up Ashley, you c***.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Friday 25 January 2019, 04:59:09 pm
Imagine a world in which we spend actual money and outright sign Almiron, Martins, *and* Lukaku.

That's called drugs, don't do it man.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tribesman on Friday 25 January 2019, 05:12:01 pm
Downie saying that he thinks that as of now there's more chance of this happening than this time last week. Nice and vague

Go to Skybet right now and check out these amazing odds you plebs.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ujpest doza on Friday 25 January 2019, 05:16:49 pm
Getting a player on loan from MLS would never be lived down :lol:
Are we allowed another loan though?

I saw something that said you were allowed 2 domestic and 1 foreign or are you actually allowed as many foreign loans as you want?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Friday 25 January 2019, 05:25:32 pm
Getting a player on loan from MLS would never be lived down :lol:
Are we allowed another loan though?

I saw something that said you were allowed 2 domestic and 1 foreign or are you actually allowed as many foreign loans as you want?

Yes, we allowed 5 or 6 foreign loans.  It's what the mackems did for years.

We are maxed out for domestic loans.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Friday 25 January 2019, 05:26:51 pm
Getting a player on loan from MLS would never be lived down :lol:
Are we allowed another loan though?

I saw something that said you were allowed 2 domestic and 1 foreign or are you actually allowed as many foreign loans as you want?

As many as you like from abroad, a limit to how many in a squad for a game though, 5 i think.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: hoppaz on Friday 25 January 2019, 05:51:04 pm
Getting a player on loan from MLS would never be lived down :lol:
Are we allowed another loan though?

I saw something that said you were allowed 2 domestic and 1 foreign or are you actually allowed as many foreign loans as you want?

As many as you like from abroad, a limit to how many in a squad for a game though, 5 i think.

Thought it was 4 in one season and two at a time...

https://www.premierleague.com/news/464747 (https://www.premierleague.com/news/464747)
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Friday 25 January 2019, 05:55:25 pm
Getting a player on loan from MLS would never be lived down :lol:
Are we allowed another loan though?

I saw something that said you were allowed 2 domestic and 1 foreign or are you actually allowed as many foreign loans as you want?

As many as you like from abroad, a limit to how many in a squad for a game though, 5 i think.

Thought it was 4 in one season and two at a time...

https://www.premierleague.com/news/464747 (https://www.premierleague.com/news/464747)

I think players loaned from abroad don't count in that mate, that's domestic only....not 100% but i think that's right.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: hoppaz on Friday 25 January 2019, 06:29:45 pm
Getting a player on loan from MLS would never be lived down :lol:
Are we allowed another loan though?

I saw something that said you were allowed 2 domestic and 1 foreign or are you actually allowed as many foreign loans as you want?

As many as you like from abroad, a limit to how many in a squad for a game though, 5 i think.

Thought it was 4 in one season and two at a time...

https://www.premierleague.com/news/464747 (https://www.premierleague.com/news/464747)

I think players loaned from abroad don't count in that mate, that's domestic only....not 100% but i think that's right.

Its 4 and max and 2 per window anywhere I am pretty sure but not 100%
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Friday 25 January 2019, 06:32:46 pm
We signed Dubs, Kenedy and Slimani on loan last January.

Its not hard guys, the Sunderland team from 2011 that we beat 5-1 had at least 2 foreign and 2 domestic that day.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Dr.Spaceman on Friday 25 January 2019, 06:51:10 pm
Forgot all about Slimani, which is funny given how much I wanted us to get him in.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Joe_F on Friday 25 January 2019, 08:48:56 pm
Refusing to up our bid and he's being offered to Napoli is the latest in The Chronicle
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Saturday 26 January 2019, 10:06:42 am
It seems to escape our wonderful ownerships brains that sometimes you have to pay over the odds for a player, seeing as they're not ours.

This guy is available, not that badly overpriced in todays market, yet we refuse to budge because we're tight f***ing arseholes.

Luckily this has never happened before, so at least there's that  :yao:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: hakka on Saturday 26 January 2019, 10:13:19 am
Whats infuriating is that even if we just bought Almiron and that's it, he may be the spark that helps safely pull away from a relegation scrap. We are that desperate for quality attacking talent with pace.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Saturday 26 January 2019, 10:25:10 am
Whats infuriating is that even if we just bought Almiron and that's it, he may be the spark that helps safely pull away from a relegation scrap. We are that desperate for quality attacking talent with pace.
Schar helped provide evidence that if you can have a midfielder who will run with the ball towards goal then that will be all that you need against the majority of the teams in the league.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Disco on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:54:24 am
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:56:00 am
Of course they are.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:56:04 am
oH mY gOd jUsT LoCk ThE tHrEaD mAaAaAan
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: reefatoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:11:51 am
Hi Atlanta United. It's Lee here from Newcastle. I know Napoli want to buy your player for loads of money, but could we maybe loan him for nothing please? no rush.

(https://i.imgur.com/rJShN20.gif)
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: TRon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:12:46 am
As if Charnley's making any phone calls. :lol:

Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: LV on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:16:14 am
As if Charnley's making any phone calls. :lol:



The phones not even connected :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ujpest doza on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:37:46 am
It's just his agent trying to get us to up our bid as no one else is actually interested and they have to get shot of him.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: sbnufc on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:41:43 pm
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: STM on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:42:21 pm
Doug's had a call from Keith.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:42:24 pm
f*** off  :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:42:32 pm
hah
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:42:59 pm
Will believe that when I see it. :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:45:58 pm
The Atlanta fans responding seem to take his word for it. But still, Nah.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Shay's Given Tim Flowers on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:46:42 pm
Will link up well with Lukaku.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Big Geordie on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:48:17 pm
Keith Bishop working overtime then!
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:48:40 pm
Will link up well with Lukaku.

:lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Shearergol on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:49:23 pm
EVERYONE, CALL OFF THE PROTESTS
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tribesman on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:49:23 pm
Keith Bishop working overtime then!

Going to be a busy couple of days for him.  :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: joeyt on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:49:29 pm
Conveniently 2 hours before kick off
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ameritoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:49:43 pm
That is a strangely reputable source  :hmm:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Shearergol on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:49:52 pm
Conveniently 2 hours before kick off

Not that he cares.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: sempuki on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:50:32 pm
Nah, not buying it (and we won't be buying him either).
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: chopey on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:50:37 pm
The deal was all sorted however even with a Mr T burger we still couldn't get him on the plane and over the line, but we will defiantly try again on the last day of the next transfer window.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:50:38 pm
the source doesn't seem to bad tbh
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:50:46 pm
I don't believe it and won't until he's holding the shirt, but I do think people give Bishop far too much credit than for what he actually does.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:51:13 pm

this is on
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: STM on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:51:25 pm
Just wait until doctor death sees he had an injury when he was 12.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:52:01 pm

this is on

Who the heck is Roberto Rojas?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:52:39 pm
(https://media.giphy.com/media/hQGxgWK1rO1ag/giphy.gif)
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ameritoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:53:16 pm

this is on

Who the heck is Roberto Rojas?

He's close with Almiron's agent the Paraguay national team
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:53:33 pm
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:53:36 pm
Utter s****, so f***.

Same bullshit before protests etc, wise up
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Charlies on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:53:40 pm

this is on

Who the heck is Roberto Rojas?

Some journo,  he's been saying he was signing for us for most of the past two months.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: NEEJ on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:54:04 pm
Newcastle, notoriously thrifty. That's one way of putting it. :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:54:15 pm
Goodness me, if this is happening, I'm pulling this around my office all day:

(https://media.giphy.com/media/ofM4yiAivjgUo/giphy.gif)
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:54:40 pm
It's not always bullshit. We do occasionally sign players
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Charlies on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:54:59 pm
?s=20
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:55:01 pm
He was also wrong about this being done over a month ago so he can f*** off too :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:55:33 pm
Waiting for Paperback to tweet

"Hearing the rumours of the Almiron medical are premature, clubs still way apart in valuation #nufc"
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:55:48 pm
Just before a match with a proposed protest. Proper coincimental that.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Anderson on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:56:02 pm
Got to feel for the lad if there's any truth in this. :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: BergenMagpie on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:56:30 pm
Such a cowardly move by MA. Almost hoping it wont happen now
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:56:36 pm
Got to feel for the lad if there's any truth in this. :lol:

Imagine walking into this hot mess :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HTT on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:56:51 pm
f*** it I’m buying a box for next season if we sign this fella, never seen him play before, but that means nowt.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Infinitely Content on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:57:03 pm

this is on

Who the heck is Roberto Rojas?

The esteemed and illustrious Multilingual Paraguayan-American, who else?

(https://i.imgur.com/htWDm2V.jpg)

Class arse on him too


Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:57:07 pm
Waiting for Paperback to tweet

"Hearing the rumours of the Almiron medical are premature, clubs still way apart in valuation #nufc"

ffs :thup: :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Shay's Given Tim Flowers on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:57:10 pm
Waiting for Paperback to tweet

"Hearing the rumours of the Almiron medical are premature, clubs still way apart in valuation #nufc"

Man, I hate Lee Ryder.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:57:28 pm
Why is it that this feels like a very cynical move, and we won't actually sign him...... :undecided:

Nah we can trust the club  :yao:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tribesman on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:57:43 pm
Apparently Almiron has called The Magpie Group to call off the protests while negotiations are ongoing.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:57:51 pm
Utter s****, so f***.

Same bullshit before protests etc, wise up

I'm surprised Keith's got control of the US media too though. This is big for him.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HTT on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:57:55 pm

this is on

Who the heck is Roberto Rojas?

Plays for Man Utd
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:58:06 pm
Just before a match with a proposed protest. Proper coincimental that.

 O0. I’m not falling for it
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: 54 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:58:13 pm
Yeah right, will believe it when i see it.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:58:24 pm
Even IF this goes through it doesn't change anything. Maybe "extends" Ashley's ownership if anything.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 05:59:13 pm
Utter s****, so f***.

Same bullshit before protests etc, wise up

I'm surprised Keith's got control of the US media too though. This is big for him.

Only needs one to post it and the rest of ITK bullshitters follow.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: STM on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:00:05 pm
Ryder confirms.?s=19
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Charlies on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:00:18 pm
?s=20

f***ing hell
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:00:22 pm
Even IF this goes through it doesn't change anything. Maybe "extends" Ashley's ownership if anything.

It does. It changes everything! If it somehow happened it  would kill any discontent and protests stone dead and also if Rafa gets Almiron that will be enough for him to sign on and @Raconteur sending me £50

I reckon this has been the plan all along, do the bare minimum for ages and then at the very last moment pull something like this out to calm the fans and trick Rafa to stay
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mattoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:00:23 pm
Exhibit (a) "Ashley is thick skinned and doesn't care what the supporters say or do". Yet another reactionary measure to calm tempers, bricks have been s*** tonight. Well I suppose there's no purpose in watching the game on TV tonight in hope of some juicy protests that will calm the sheeple right down.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Shearergol on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:00:32 pm
Loan deal apparently

Saucer?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:00:40 pm
The US media dont work for Ashley guys
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:01:18 pm
Just talks. Lukaku got here to talk. Then went home.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Anderson on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:01:20 pm
?s=20

f***ing hell

Ordering a transfer pizza! #ThankYouMike
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tribesman on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:01:20 pm
?s=20

f***ing hell

He said yesterday it had fallen through.  :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:01:26 pm
Will probably slips in the icey stairs and break his leg because salt is expensive.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:01:26 pm
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Charlies on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:01:51 pm
?s=20
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:02:01 pm
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ketsbaia on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:02:06 pm
Oh my god, this failed medical will be GLORIOUS
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:02:22 pm
Even IF this goes through it doesn't change anything. Maybe "extends" Ashley's ownership if anything.

It does. It changes everything! If it somehow happened it  would kill any discontent and protests stone dead and also if Rafa gets Almiron that will be enough for him to sign on and @Raconteur sending me £50

I reckon this has been the plan all along, do the bare minimum for ages and then at the very last moment pull something like this out to calm the fans and trick Rafa to stay

Who are you??
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:02:57 pm
So f***  O0
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:03:02 pm
Say Ashley spends money will that change anything, in regard to players and the manager it might but it shouldn't change a f***ing thing where Ashley is concerned, if anything the protests should be ramped up.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mike on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:03:17 pm
Will believe it when he's waving goodbye in his #9 shirt having successfully used us as a stepping stone to a bigger team like Wolves.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:03:36 pm
Even IF this goes through it doesn't change anything. Maybe "extends" Ashley's ownership if anything.

It does. It changes everything! If it somehow happened it  would kill any discontent and protests stone dead and also if Rafa gets Almiron that will be enough for him to sign on and @Raconteur sending me £50

I reckon this has been the plan all along, do the bare minimum for ages and then at the very last moment pull something like this out to calm the fans and trick Rafa to stay

Who are you??

All makes sense dosen't it. It will trick the majority as well.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:03:44 pm
Can't wait to see us sell him on for a profit.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:03:47 pm
If anything it proves protests absolutely do work
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Twinport53 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:03:50 pm
Ashley all is forgiven, can I reinstate my direct debit?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:04:01 pm
Boo him tonight!
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: cubaricho on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:04:10 pm
Really want this to come through, tbh.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Shearergol on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:04:20 pm
If anything it proves protests absolutely do work

OGNIB
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:04:43 pm
Even IF this goes through it doesn't change anything. Maybe "extends" Ashley's ownership if anything.

It does. It changes everything! If it somehow happened it  would kill any discontent and protests stone dead and also if Rafa gets Almiron that will be enough for him to sign on and @Raconteur sending me £50

I reckon this has been the plan all along, do the bare minimum for ages and then at the very last moment pull something like this out to calm the fans and trick Rafa to stay

Who are you??

Tubestation innit.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: NEEJ on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:05:13 pm
If anything it proves protests absolutely do work
All he carea about is SD, man! He's already got your money.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: NEEJ on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:05:30 pm
Even IF this goes through it doesn't change anything. Maybe "extends" Ashley's ownership if anything.

It does. It changes everything! If it somehow happened it  would kill any discontent and protests stone dead and also if Rafa gets Almiron that will be enough for him to sign on and @Raconteur sending me £50

I reckon this has been the plan all along, do the bare minimum for ages and then at the very last moment pull something like this out to calm the fans and trick Rafa to stay

Who are you??

Tubestation innit.
Definitely. :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Yorkie on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:05:55 pm
Blimey, didn't see this coming.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:06:53 pm
Will believe it when he's waving goodbye in his #9 shirt having successfully used us as a stepping stone to a bigger team like Wolves.

:lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Infinitely Content on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:07:02 pm
I'd be genuinely delighted with this like.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Charlies on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:07:36 pm
ITS ON THE YELLOW THINGY
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:07:42 pm
Will believe it when he's waving goodbye in his #9 shirt having successfully used us as a stepping stone to a bigger team like Wolves.

 :lol: :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:07:43 pm
I'd be genuinely delighted with this like.

Easily pleased.  :laugh:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:07:47 pm
Clear as day what the intention has been all along surely that's obvious!? This is the thing that will have Rafa signing a new deal as well then it will be the same bargain bucket shopping in summer.

Can read them like a book. Unfortunately the sheeple are thick as f*** and if it happens this changes the whole game in Ashley's favour.

He could sign messi and Ronaldo tonight  for 700m and It wouldn't change a thing for me. Everything is irrelavent until the parasite is gone
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Wilson on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:08:05 pm

Can't wait till he pisses on his own fire later.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: nufc4eva on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:08:42 pm
No f***s given, it means nothing and will probably fail medical. So it might help us not get relegated but we start again in the summer with the same s***
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: STM on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:08:59 pm
Clear as day what the intention has been all along surely that's obvious!? This is the thing that will have Rafa signing a new deal as well then it will be the same bargain bucket shopping in summer.

Can read them like a book. Unfortunately the sheeple are thick as f*** and if it happens this changes the whole game in Ashley's favour.

He could sign messi and Ronaldo tonight  for 700m and It wouldn't change a thing for me. Everything is irrelavent until the parasite is gone

You are weird.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tribesman on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:09:08 pm
It probably increases the chances of Benitez staying or at least him talking about a new contract if this deal happens. He really wants Almiron.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: TBG on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:09:09 pm
When's that snow due
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ketsbaia on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:09:20 pm
Thank u Mike, no more protests. U used ur own money to plz that Rafa moaner xxxxx
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:09:47 pm
Clear as day what the intention has been all along surely that's obvious!? This is the thing that will have Rafa signing a new deal as well then it will be the same bargain bucket shopping in summer.

Can read them like a book. Unfortunately the sheeple are thick as f*** and if it happens this changes the whole game in Ashley's favour.

He could sign messi and Ronaldo tonight  for 700m and It wouldn't change a thing for me. Everything is irrelavent until the parasite is gone

How!? What is wrong with that? It's bang on the money

You are weird.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:10:02 pm
I know someone has said this before, apologies as i can't remember who, but you wouldn't past these c***s to leave it this late just to save money so signing players wages don't start until February  :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:10:19 pm
Aye, that's tubes all over. Right down to the women's suit.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:10:20 pm
It probably increases the chances of Benitez staying or at least him talking about a new contract if this deal happens. He really wants Almiron.

Nice £50 in my summer holiday fund. Cheers mike
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tribesman on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:11:11 pm
I know someone has said this before, apologies as i can't remember who, but you wouldn't past these c***s to leave it this late just to save money so signing players wages don't start until February  :lol:

Charnley currently tampering with the fax machine.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:11:26 pm
It probably increases the chances of Benitez staying or at least him talking about a new contract if this deal happens. He really wants Almiron.

Think this deal was the big trust deal Rafa would make his mind up on, reckon you're right and he'll be open to talks about staying now.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:11:32 pm
I'm the most cynical c*** going and I'm happy with this. Tough crowd.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:12:00 pm
So thankful
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:12:27 pm
Aye, that's tubes all over. Right down to the women's suit.

My inner Columbo was working overtime for a couple of weeks now  :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:12:29 pm
It probably increases the chances of Benitez staying or at least him talking about a new contract if this deal happens. He really wants Almiron.

Think this deal was the big trust deal Rafa would make his mind up on, reckon you're right and he'll be open to talks about staying now.

So I was right all along he's not leaving. I will wait for my apologies...
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Dokko on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:12:34 pm
I know someone has said this before, apologies as i can't remember who, but you wouldn't past these c***s to leave it this late just to save money so signing players wages don't start until February  :lol:

tbh its probably saved us around £7-8m signing him now rather than bowing down to the agent (£4m), player (£100kpw) and clubs (£27m) demands from the off.

They blinked.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:13:03 pm
Record deal £20M...thanks Mike you c***.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Chrisjraby on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:13:07 pm
Now on the Sky Sports ticker
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:13:30 pm
I know someone has said this before, apologies as i can't remember who, but you wouldn't past these c***s to leave it this late just to save money so signing players wages don't start until February  :lol:

tbh its probably saved us around £7-8m signing him now rather than bowing down to the agent (£4m), player (£100kpw) and clubs (£27m) demands from the off.

They blinked.

Looks like they have to be fair.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:13:37 pm
IF he passes the medical, this is a signing that excites me slightly. Would have me looking forward to his debut so to speak. If, obviously.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Charlies on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:13:39 pm
?s=20
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:13:50 pm
I'm the most cynical c*** going and I'm happy with this. Tough crowd.

At least #wait until his medical before being grateful for your lump of coal man MD. :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: reefatoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:13:55 pm
Uurrghh f***ing hell, this is going to keep so many people happy now. Fall for it every time. There goes any form of protest now.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:14:09 pm
It's a bit early for the we tried card. How's long he going to be stuck in the airport?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:14:41 pm
I'm the most cynical c*** going and I'm happy with this. Tough crowd.

At least #wait until his medical before being grateful for your lump of coal man MD. :lol:

:lol: god damn it. I just want some tiny spec of positivity. It's one in the eye for "but he don't care man!" anti protest crowd
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:14:50 pm
Uurrghh f***ing hell, this is going to keep so many people happy now. Fall for it every time. There goes any form of protest now.

Only if it makes Rafa stay. If it doesn't do that then it won't work as appeasement.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:15:23 pm
It probably increases the chances of Benitez staying or at least him talking about a new contract if this deal happens. He really wants Almiron.

Think this deal was the big trust deal Rafa would make his mind up on, reckon you're right and he'll be open to talks about staying now.

So I was right all along he's not leaving. I will wait for my apologies...

You'll wait a while for that from me, i never said either way if that's aimed at me like.

Tell you what though, at least you'll be proved right, that won't make you a repetitive pain in the arse at all.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Aiston on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:15:26 pm
Still don't believe we are getting him.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:15:34 pm
IF he passes the medical, this is a signing that excites me slightly. Would have me looking forward to his debut so to speak. If, obviously.

Here we go this is how it starts. One signing and it will all be forgotten about and forgiven. Guess who wins again.

Don't let him do this so easy he's playing the fans like fiddles
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:16:21 pm
IF he passes the medical, this is a signing that excites me slightly. Would have me looking forward to his debut so to speak. If, obviously.

Here we go this is how it starts. One signing and it will all be forgotten about and forgiven. Guess who wins again.

Don't let him do this so easy he's playing the fans like fiddles

Right so we can't be happy a player signed? Not like its "all is forgiven". f***ing hell man
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:16:32 pm
What if he turns out s***  :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:16:33 pm
Uurrghh f***ing hell, this is going to keep so many people happy now. Fall for it every time. There goes any form of protest now.

Only if it makes Rafa stay. If it doesn't do that then it won't work as appeasement.

It doesn't matter if we had guardiola in the dugout. Ashley out is 100x more important than who the manager is. People lose sight of that so easily
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:17:07 pm
IF he passes the medical, this is a signing that excites me slightly. Would have me looking forward to his debut so to speak. If, obviously.

Here we go this is how it starts. One signing and it will all be forgotten about and forgiven. Guess who wins again.

Don't let him do this so easy he's playing the fans like fiddles

Are you for f***ing real? That's what you got from that post? f***ing hell, man. :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:17:17 pm
IF he passes the medical, this is a signing that excites me slightly. Would have me looking forward to his debut so to speak. If, obviously.

Here we go this is how it starts. One signing and it will all be forgotten about and forgiven. Guess who wins again.

Don't let him do this so easy he's playing the fans like fiddles

Right so we can't be happy a player signed? Not like its "all is forgiven". f***ing hell man

Aye  :lol: ridiculous there can be no middle ground of any kind.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:17:52 pm
IF he passes the medical, this is a signing that excites me slightly. Would have me looking forward to his debut so to speak. If, obviously.

Here we go this is how it starts. One signing and it will all be forgotten about and forgiven. Guess who wins again.

Don't let him do this so easy he's playing the fans like fiddles

Are you for f***ing real? That's what you got from that post? f***ing hell, man. :lol:

No i think he got that from his million posts about it.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:18:19 pm
IF he passes the medical, this is a signing that excites me slightly. Would have me looking forward to his debut so to speak. If, obviously.

Here we go this is how it starts. One signing and it will all be forgotten about and forgiven. Guess who wins again.

Don't let him do this so easy he's playing the fans like fiddles

Right so we can't be happy a player signed? Not like its "all is forgiven". f***ing hell man

No because Ashley is still here! Just don't allow yourself and any protests to ease off. We know fine well it will be part of Ashley's grand plan and he will have plenty in store in future to f*** us. I still feel stupid for going back when Rafa came. This will be similar.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tribesman on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:18:57 pm
So Newcastle increased their offer from £16 million to £23 million?

Is Ashley dying or something?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:19:02 pm
I'm the most cynical c*** going and I'm happy with this. Tough crowd.

At least #wait until his medical before being grateful for your lump of coal man MD. :lol:

:lol: god damn it. I just want some tiny spec of positivity. It's one in the eye for "but he don't care man!" anti protest crowd

:lol: They'll still keep saying it despite being...

https://youtu.be/WLubS6QOMsQ
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:19:19 pm
IF he passes the medical, this is a signing that excites me slightly. Would have me looking forward to his debut so to speak. If, obviously.

Here we go this is how it starts. One signing and it will all be forgotten about and forgiven. Guess who wins again.

Don't let him do this so easy he's playing the fans like fiddles

Right so we can't be happy a player signed? Not like its "all is forgiven". f***ing hell man

No because Ashley is still here! Just don't allow yourself and any protests to ease off. We know fine well it will be part of Ashley's grand plan and he will have plenty in store in future to f*** us. I still feel stupid for going back when Rafa came. This will be similar.

I'm aware Ashley is still here. I still hate him. I still won't go to games. What is the point of this
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:19:28 pm
IF he passes the medical, this is a signing that excites me slightly. Would have me looking forward to his debut so to speak. If, obviously.

Here we go this is how it starts. One signing and it will all be forgotten about and forgiven. Guess who wins again.

Don't let him do this so easy he's playing the fans like fiddles

Right so we can't be happy a player signed? Not like its "all is forgiven". f***ing hell man

Aye  :lol: ridiculous there can be no middle ground of any kind.

There really can't no. Not if people want him out. Middle ground is why he is still here. Full on Ashley out regardless and f*** anything else is the only way he is going.

But yeah it's going to be a satisfying day when Rafa signs a new deal and I was the only one on the whole forum who knew it would happen
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:19:47 pm
I'm the most cynical c*** going and I'm happy with this. Tough crowd.

At least #wait until his medical before being grateful for your lump of coal man MD. :lol:

:lol: god damn it. I just want some tiny spec of positivity. It's one in the eye for "but he don't care man!" anti protest crowd

:lol: They'll still keep saying it despite being...

https://youtu.be/WLubS6QOMsQ

:lol:

What a f***ing tune tbh
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Shearergol on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:20:04 pm
Just ordered loads of Almiron merch, pre-order from SD.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:20:57 pm
IF he passes the medical, this is a signing that excites me slightly. Would have me looking forward to his debut so to speak. If, obviously.

Here we go this is how it starts. One signing and it will all be forgotten about and forgiven. Guess who wins again.

Don't let him do this so easy he's playing the fans like fiddles

Right so we can't be happy a player signed? Not like its "all is forgiven". f***ing hell man

No because Ashley is still here! Just don't allow yourself and any protests to ease off. We know fine well it will be part of Ashley's grand plan and he will have plenty in store in future to f*** us. I still feel stupid for going back when Rafa came. This will be similar.

Now that is the best part of any post you've ever written, and 100% right.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tribesman on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:21:36 pm
What if he turns out s***  :lol:

I have wondered this myself is he actually any good? At least we have a proper no.10 for a change.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mattoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:22:14 pm
I'm currently sat in my transfer bath, too soon?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:22:23 pm
I'm the most cynical c*** going and I'm happy with this. Tough crowd.

At least #wait until his medical before being grateful for your lump of coal man MD. :lol:

:lol: god damn it. I just want some tiny spec of positivity. It's one in the eye for "but he don't care man!" anti protest crowd

:lol: They'll still keep saying it despite being...

https://youtu.be/WLubS6QOMsQ

:lol:

What a f***ing tune tbh

:lol: :thup: Possibly their greatest. Just wanted an excuse to post it tbh.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: STM on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:22:52 pm
I'm only bothered if it satisfies Rafa somehow.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tiresias on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:23:12 pm
they've just misread the offer, they assumed £23 meant £23m, more fool them
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:23:20 pm
IF he passes the medical, this is a signing that excites me slightly. Would have me looking forward to his debut so to speak. If, obviously.

Here we go this is how it starts. One signing and it will all be forgotten about and forgiven. Guess who wins again.

Don't let him do this so easy he's playing the fans like fiddles

Right so we can't be happy a player signed? Not like its "all is forgiven". f***ing hell man

Aye  :lol: ridiculous there can be no middle ground of any kind.

There really can't no. Not if people want him out. Middle ground is why he is still here. Full on Ashley out regardless and f*** anything else is the only way he is going.

But yeah it's going to be a satisfying day when Rafa signs a new deal and I was the only one on the whole forum who knew it would happen

If Ashley is spending on players then we can all be OK with that (if it continued ongoing of course), yet still want the arsehole out. You can have both those points of view like.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:24:03 pm
I'm the most cynical c*** going and I'm happy with this. Tough crowd.

At least #wait until his medical before being grateful for your lump of coal man MD. :lol:

:lol: god damn it. I just want some tiny spec of positivity. It's one in the eye for "but he don't care man!" anti protest crowd

:lol: They'll still keep saying it despite being...

https://youtu.be/WLubS6QOMsQ

:lol:

What a f***ing tune tbh

:lol: :thup: Possibly their greatest. Just wanted an excuse to post it tbh.

:thup: that or duality is my favourite track of theirs. Absolute bangers.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: reefatoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:24:04 pm
The protests will totally ease off. It only takes 1 Jammy win or linked to some player and all is forgotten and natural match day order resumes. Such a shame this news has come out when it has, but that is no coincidence and Ashley and his cronies know exactly how to play the fans.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:24:23 pm
What if he turns out s***  :lol:

I have wondered this myself is he actually any good? At least we have a proper no.10 for a change.

I've seen a lot of him on TV obviously, and i think he's a very very good player. It'll be whether he is suited to English football, reckon he'll be fine but you never know.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:24:47 pm
I'm the most cynical c*** going and I'm happy with this. Tough crowd.

At least #wait until his medical before being grateful for your lump of coal man MD. :lol:

:lol: god damn it. I just want some tiny spec of positivity. It's one in the eye for "but he don't care man!" anti protest crowd

:lol: They'll still keep saying it despite being...

https://youtu.be/WLubS6QOMsQ

:lol:

What a f***ing tune tbh

:lol: :thup: Possibly their greatest. Just wanted an excuse to post it tbh.

:thup: that or duality is my favourite track of theirs. Absolute bangers.

The Blister Exists >>>
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:25:42 pm
The protests will totally ease off. It only takes 1 Jammy win or linked to some player and all is forgotten and natural match day order resumes. Such a shame this news has come out when it has, but that is no coincidence and Ashley and his cronies know exactly how to play the fans.

Spot on. Why he's never going anywhere and people will still be moaning about him in 5 years time despite been appeased by s*** like this
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:26:29 pm
What if he turns out s***  :lol:

I have wondered this myself is he actually any good? At least we have a proper no.10 for a change.

I've seen a lot of him on TV obviously, and i think he's a very very good player. It'll be whether he is suited to English football, reckon he'll be fine but you never know.

This is it for me, it'll take him time to get suited to the PL and is that really what we need at the moment.

Smells massively of a player we are signing to sell on rather than focus of what's needed immediately.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:26:51 pm
Ryder confirms.?s=19

:lol: must’ve pained him to type that out
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:27:48 pm
What if he turns out s***  :lol:

I have wondered this myself is he actually any good? At least we have a proper no.10 for a change.

I've seen a lot of him on TV obviously, and i think he's a very very good player. It'll be whether he is suited to English football, reckon he'll be fine but you never know.

This is it for me, it'll take him time to get suited to the PL and is that really what we need at the moment.

Smells massively of a player we are signing to sell on rather than focus of what's needed immediately.

Not sure we can be picky neesy, half an hour ago there was nothing coming in.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:28:50 pm
Oh my god, this failed medical will be GLORIOUS

:lol: gonna be something “wrong” with his nipples or some s***
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:29:39 pm
What if he turns out s***  :lol:

I have wondered this myself is he actually any good? At least we have a proper no.10 for a change.

I've seen a lot of him on TV obviously, and i think he's a very very good player. It'll be whether he is suited to English football, reckon he'll be fine but you never know.

This is it for me, it'll take him time to get suited to the PL and is that really what we need at the moment.

Smells massively of a player we are signing to sell on rather than focus of what's needed immediately.

Not sure we can be picky neesy, half an hour ago there was nothing coming in.

Very true.

Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:30:25 pm
If we do sign him I can't wait to see how more or less everyone writes him off after a few games already :lol: He won't get much of a chance to adapt before the fans will be on his back.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: RodneyCisse on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:30:56 pm
Ahhh fake news just before a planned protest  :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:33:34 pm
If anything it'll give the rest of players a lift, along with the other signings.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: GavMcEl on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:34:11 pm
What if he turns out s***  :lol:

I have wondered this myself is he actually any good? At least we have a proper no.10 for a change.
Was  just gonna ask does any one know if hes any good or has many on here ever seen him play  ? Literally  never heard of him until he was mentioned  on here before Christmas
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:34:28 pm


There we go. Agreed fee but not how to pay it. Will fall apart tommorow.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ZeRoE on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:34:39 pm
"We tried"
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:34:58 pm
Photos on twitter with him eating pastys in Naples.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Wilson on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:35:30 pm
'Do you accept....wallpaper?'

'No'

'f***'
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: thenige on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:36:06 pm
What this deal needs is a last minute change of everything agreed, followed by "the player and his agent had a change of heart".

We tried indeed.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:36:14 pm


There we go. Agreed fee but not how to pay it. Will fall apart tommorow.

Hopefully. If we want Ashley out this going through is the worst news possible. The sheep will all be best friends with him again soon. I could see ashely in the gallowgate next month in his almiron top necking pints
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Charlies on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:37:06 pm


There we go. Agreed fee but not how to pay it. Will fall apart tommorow.

Hopefully. If we want Ashley out this going through is the worst news possible. The sheep will all be best friends with him again soon. I could see ashely in the gallowgate next month in his almiron top necking pints

Give it a break man.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: manorpark on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:37:12 pm
If anything it'll give the rest of players a lift, along with the other signings.


It is nothing but a (very) HUMBLE start . . a small beginning.

Will he be any good in the Premier league?

To be fair, it seems unlikely, as a "proper club" (not the "Ashley little joke club formerly known as NUFC") would have bought him (outbid us) if he was any good at all.

I think most of us realise this.

So, today is Tuesday, the Transfer Window closes on Thursday . . . . a "bit late" for this very humble (speculative) START !!!!!!!!!!!!!
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: The Prophet on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:37:29 pm
So, this chap any good?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:37:37 pm
What if he turns out s***  :lol:

I have wondered this myself is he actually any good? At least we have a proper no.10 for a change.
Was  just gonna ask does any one know if hes any good or has many on here ever seen him play  ? Literally  never heard of him until he was mentioned  on here before Christmas

I'm a super nerd where watching football is concerned and Mrs B works nights, so my weekends are just watching footy and i saw a lot of him. As you mentioned though, i didn't really take notice until he was mentioned in regard to us. If he plays like he did in MLS for us, he's a superstar in the making, he clearly won't as it's us but i can dream  :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:39:19 pm
Please be true, please.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: thomas on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:39:54 pm
He's hard working, tenacious, eye for a pass, like a slightly faster, younger and sexier Lee Cattermole in a way.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:40:48 pm
He's hard working, tenacious, eye for a pass, like a slightly faster, younger and sexier Lee Cattermole in a way.

Oh ffs  :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:41:16 pm
Please be true, please.

 :lol: why you so desperate for it to be true?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Joe_F on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:42:31 pm
?s=19
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Cronky on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:43:15 pm
So, this chap any good?

Admittedly I've only seen him on YT, but I've not been impressed.

Hopefully better than Atsu, Murphy or Ritchie though.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: St1pe on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:44:02 pm
Think I’ve been reading too much anti-Ashley stuff lately because I’m convinced the timing off this to quash the protest with most fans about to bubble over. Then an unsurprising Lukaku style collapse at the last minute.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:44:39 pm
Please be true, please.

 :lol: why you so desperate for it to be true?
He’s highly rated, he’s young, he’s an attackimg midfielder, and he’s a record signing.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Wilson on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:46:13 pm
Please be true, please.

 :lol: why you so desperate for it to be true?
He’s highly rated, he’s young, he’s an attackimg midfielder, and he’s a record signing.

This has the makings of an exciting back and forth discussion.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: STM on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:46:27 pm
It's more likely a last ditch attempt to get Rafa to stay.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Joe_F on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:47:09 pm
So, this chap any good?

Admittedly I've only seen him on YT, but I've not been impressed.

Hopefully better than Atsu, Murphy or Ritchie though.


Watched him in the cup final and he very much is.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: David Edgar on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:47:15 pm
Worrying that we're making a record signing from MLS.  Standard over there is utter pony. 
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:47:25 pm
Please be true, please.

 :lol: why you so desperate for it to be true?
He’s highly rated, he’s young, he’s an attackimg midfielder, and he’s a record signing.

And? The club policy is still exactly the same. Ashely will have another few ways to shaft the fans lined up round the corner. That will be all the summer budget gone then no doubt.  Just remember what Keegan said. We could buy a team of 20m players now and it changes nothing whilst Ashley is here. The manager, team and league is irrelevant.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:47:28 pm
It's more likely a last ditch attempt to get Rafa to stay.

Rafa to stay, season tickets renewals and calling off protest. Three birds with one stone.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: STM on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:47:59 pm
If the club are letting Murphy go, is that an indication of where we expect to play him?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:48:23 pm
Please be true, please.

 :lol: why you so desperate for it to be true?
He’s highly rated, he’s young, he’s an attackimg midfielder, and he’s a record signing.

This has the makings of an exciting back and forth discussion.

:lol: :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: WarrenBartonCentrePartin on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:48:33 pm
?s=19

Already got floodlights to do that ffs.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: thenige on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:48:56 pm
All the usual suspects (Rio, Wise and various members of the press) will now say if this happens "look at Ashely investing heavily in the club. What a guy".

It's just spending the money we made in the last transfer window by selling Mitro ffs.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:50:23 pm
If the club are letting Murphy go, is that an indication of where we expect to play him?

This lad is a 10, if we play 5-2-2-1 as we have been, he'll one of the two in behind Rondon who peel wide when we defend, when Atlanta Utd played 4-3-3 he would play wide, not as a winger in 4-4-1-1/4-4-2 like.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: toontownman on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:50:49 pm
I absolutely love this move and have since he had first been linked. Still not convinced it will go through but his is exactly what we have missed since Ben arfa. Incredibly skilled, incredibly quick and clever. Question Mark's on if he is too lightweight but I think he will blow us away. Seen a lot of him this year and this is potentially huge if he adapts.

Sure we will f*** it up though.

Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:51:43 pm
Will he be starting today?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:52:45 pm
Will he be starting today?

Suspended.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ketsbaia on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:52:50 pm
Mental that, when we finally break our transfer record, it's on an MLS player. Won't this beat Alphonso Davies as the record MLS sale?

£20.5m is a huge, risky fee. This club works on weird logic.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:53:03 pm
Will he be starting today?

Suspended.

Injured, I heard. Slimani Mk II.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:53:41 pm
Mental that, when we finally break our transfer record, it's on an MLS player. Won't this beat Alphonso Davies as the record MLS sale?

£20.5m is a huge, risky fee. This club works on weird zero logic.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Shearergol on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:53:54 pm
Which other club are signing him tomorrow then? Bournemouth? Fulham?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:54:41 pm
Mental that, when we finally break our transfer record, it's on an MLS player. Won't this beat Alphonso Davies as the record MLS sale?

£20.5m is a huge, risky fee. This club works on weird logic.

Still cheap in today's prices, granted the league he's being bought from like, but £20m isn't that much these days, well except for us like.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Elric on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:56:13 pm
Yay.

Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: TooonDoom on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:59:41 pm
Possibly bullshit. Possibly we’ve spent the Mitro money.  We should be so greatfull.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 06:59:54 pm
Sign that we are about to be taken over with American investment, amirite?

:frantic:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:00:44 pm
fee agreed?  just the wages to sort out then :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:02:43 pm
?s=19

That sounds too good to be true.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:03:29 pm
Mental that, when we finally break our transfer record, it's on an MLS player. Won't this beat Alphonso Davies as the record MLS sale?

£20.5m is a huge, risky fee. This club works on weird logic.

Still cheap in today's prices, granted the league he's being bought from like, but £20m isn't that much these days, well except for us like.

£20.5m is still a bit steep to be buying from the MLS, a league inferior to the PL.  If it was £20m from a decent european league fair enough.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: sh74 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:06:57 pm
Cue failed medical. We tried.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: thomas on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:08:18 pm
Mental that, when we finally break our transfer record, it's on an MLS player. Won't this beat Alphonso Davies as the record MLS sale?

£20.5m is a huge, risky fee. This club works on weird logic.

Still cheap in today's prices, granted the league he's being bought from like, but £20m isn't that much these days, well except for us like.

£20.5m is still a bit steep to be buying from the MLS, a league inferior to the PL.  If it was £20m from a decent european league fair enough.
He's clearly well above MLS standards though. At this point imo it's akin to a 20m gamble on an Eredivisie standout.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:08:39 pm
Can’t wait to work with Rafa......oh hang on
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Sean on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:09:00 pm
How are we gonna manage to f*** this one up then?  :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: thenige on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:09:08 pm
My Dennis Wise style scout report:

+ Has a sweet left foot and can hammer the ball
+ Has pace and can dribble
+ Takes a good pen

- Right foot is for standing only. Haven't found a single clip from my extensive *cough* scouting of him using his right foot at all. 
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tooj on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:14:26 pm
Interesting how the price seems to have dropped by £10 million all of a sudden.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tooj on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:15:05 pm
My Dennis Wise style scout report:

+ Has a sweet left foot and can hammer the ball
+ Has pace and can dribble
+ Takes a good pen

- Right foot is for standing only. Haven't found a single clip from my extensive *cough* scouting of him using his right foot at all. 

Always had a soft spot for left footed #10s whose right foot is only for that purpose.  :smitten:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:15:23 pm
By all accounts he's fast, which is something we desperately need.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:16:03 pm
My Dennis Wise style scout report:

+ Has a sweet left foot and can hammer the ball
+ Has pace and can dribble
+ Takes a good pen

- Right foot is for standing only. Haven't found a single clip from my extensive *cough* scouting of him using his right foot at all.


Had a quick look at him,

Strange eyebrows
Gangly
One footed
Scores pens we never get
Runs forward not sideways
Very left footed
Seems pacey

all from YT clips
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: healthyaddiction on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:16:26 pm
Interesting how the price seems to have dropped by £10 million all of a sudden.

It was $30m. That's £20m. That's a drop of about £3m I think.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:17:01 pm
Mental that, when we finally break our transfer record, it's on an MLS player. Won't this beat Alphonso Davies as the record MLS sale?

£20.5m is a huge, risky fee. This club works on weird logic.

Still cheap in today's prices, granted the league he's being bought from like, but £20m isn't that much these days, well except for us like.

£20.5m is still a bit steep to be buying from the MLS, a league inferior to the PL.  If it was £20m from a decent european league fair enough.
He's clearly well above MLS standards though. At this point imo it's akin to a 20m gamble on an Eredivisie standout.

Still cheap when compared to Eredivisie stand out De Jong the youngest who is going for £75m odd.

It's a gamble but not the astronomical gamble with the prices these day, just in my opinion like.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: TRon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:17:05 pm
Will link up well with Lukaku.

:lol:

:lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Yorkie on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:20:02 pm
Tbh I don't really know what to think if this goes through. Literally in the last couple of days I'd finally, later than so many others, accepted that Rafa needed to leave ASAP for the greater interests of the club.

But if this happens, surely it means they've somewhat relented to Rafa's entirely reasonable demand that we spend what we earn? Does that mean the beginning of a sea change where we start investing properly in the club? Of course it doesn't. But will it make him sign a contract? Surely not...?

Then there's the reality of the transfer itself; one player - totally new to the league, taking a massive step up - isn't going to transform this bag of s**** team.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:20:05 pm
Patriots gonna hate him
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: toon25 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:20:22 pm
Will not come. 100%.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:23:56 pm
Will still be a net spend this season of.........f***ing nothing
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:24:35 pm

lol, literally your job to watch football "never heard of him". Shut up and don't comment then. Ridiculous
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tooj on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:25:28 pm
Interesting how the price seems to have dropped by £10 million all of a sudden.

It was $30m. That's £20m. That's a drop of about £3m I think.

Ah fair enough, for some reason I always thought it was sterling being quoted. :thup:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 54 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:25:32 pm
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:25:51 pm
:lol:

Remember when Souness didn't know who Yossi Benayoun was when we were linked with him?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tribesman on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:27:32 pm

That will probably go up again when we sell Hayden and Joselu for £15 million.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:28:37 pm
:lol:

Remember when Souness didn't know who Yossi Benayoun was when we were linked with him?

whattt?! I don't remember that. Al Pards hadn't heard of Wijnaldum iirc
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Yorkie on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:29:07 pm
:lol: Danny Mills. Such waffle. I mean, who really cares, but still; Christ knows what some of these blokes actually get paid for.

A Premier League football club has been linked with the guy all month. If you're at all qualified to discuss the matter, do a bit of research and justify your position with a comment worth hearing.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: frankpingel on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:29:37 pm
Well done Jake Humphrey, some really do need the reality explaining.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:30:42 pm
Tbh I don't really know what to think if this goes through. Literally in the last couple of days I'd finally, later than so many others, accepted that Rafa needed to leave ASAP for the greater interests of the club.

But if this happens, surely it means they've somewhat relented to Rafa's entirely reasonable demand that we spend what we earn? Does that mean the beginning of a sea change where we start investing properly in the club? Of course it doesn't. But will it make him sign a contract? Surely not...?

Then there's the reality of the transfer itself; one player - totally new to the league, taking a massive step up - isn't going to transform this bag of s**** team.

No, this will not be the start of proper investment it's a token gesture to trick him to stay.
They will still be back to the the old bargain bucket ways from the summer for the foreseeable future
And yes it will make him sign a new contract 100%. Want a bet on it as well?  :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tooj on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:30:43 pm
Well done Jake Humphrey, some really do need the reality explaining.

Ferdinand on there talking tosh again?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: frankpingel on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:31:39 pm
Just the earlier tweet mate.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Collage on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:32:51 pm
:lol: Danny f***ing Mills. What a tit.
Anyway, hope this happens. I’d actually be a bit excited.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:33:46 pm
:lol:

Remember when Souness didn't know who Yossi Benayoun was when we were linked with him?

whattt?! I don't remember that. Al Pards hadn't heard of Wijnaldum iirc

Yeah if I recall correctly, he didn't seem too impressed being asked if we were linked with him, either. Good ole Graeme.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:34:29 pm
:lol:

Remember when Souness didn't know who Yossi Benayoun was when we were linked with him?

whattt?! I don't remember that. Al Pards hadn't heard of Wijnaldum iirc

As much as I love him, big Al didn't know who HBA was when we signed him. Pundits by and large seem to think they're there for their expertise as former-players alone, which is a shame.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: RodneyCisse on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:36:45 pm
Does he only score pens?  :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ameritoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:40:07 pm
Patriots gonna hate him

The only guarantee about this deal
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ElDiablo on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:46:14 pm
In before this lad is complete dog dirt.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Segun Oluwaniyi on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:47:19 pm
The shift from the club failing to complete simple loan deals and purchases from relagated clubs to breaking the transfer record is far too immediate and drastic for me to believe. I expect to be disappointed. The only logical reason I can think for this transfer to actually occur is Rafa stating that he will leave Thursday rather than at the end of the season, and the deal being used to placate him. Attempting to avoid a 2008, Keegan leaving and Guthrie breaking Fagan's leg type of scenario at the next home match would seem to make sense, but I am not sure Ashley and hierarchy of the club even care about this.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 1964 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:48:11 pm
The conversation will be between Ashley and the club Dr along the lines of

‘OK Phase 1 complete, bogus bid accepted now it’s over to you.  He fails the medical OK’
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Big Geordie on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:48:26 pm
Jake Humphrey :thup:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Collage on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:48:28 pm
?s=21
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Dokko on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:48:45 pm
In before this lad is complete dog dirt.

Disco bingo...

Sick of him running at defenders and losing the ball.
Never tracks back.
Proper lightweight foreigner.
No heart.

Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:48:50 pm
Patriots gonna hate him

Ashley's managed to keep a lot of our fans (including on here) in the 2005-ish mindset where £20m is a huge amount. There'll be a lot expecting him to be world class from the start like.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: triggs on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:50:54 pm
An attacking player who might not be s*** :megusta:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: TRon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:52:26 pm
The shift from the club failing to complete simple loan deals and purchases from relagated clubs to breaking the transfer record is far too immediate and drastic for me to believe. I expect to be disappointed. The only logical reason I can think for this transfer to actually occur is Rafa stating that he will leave Thursday rather than at the end of the season, and the deal being used to placate him. Attempting to avoid a 2008, Keegan leaving and Guthrie breaking Fagan's leg type of scenario at the next home match would seem to make sense, but I am not sure Ashley and hierarchy of the club even care about this.

Definitely been panicked by the prospect Rafa could leave in February, even if unlikely.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:53:16 pm
Patriots gonna hate him

Ashley's managed to keep a lot of our fans (including on here) in the 2005-ish mindset where £20m is a huge amount. There'll be a lot expecting him to be world class from the start like.

Yeah there definitely will be. He's also got the look (not from my perspective) of someone that will be called "soft" etc
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 07:57:43 pm
Would still only be ahead of 6 other PL clubs in terms of record transfers.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mike on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:02:13 pm
Hyped to see the Carroll money getting spent.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: David Edgar on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:06:19 pm
Hey Miguel, I wouldn't bother.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bellars on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:08:35 pm
Going to be painful watching him get Pardew'd next season
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Darth Crooks on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:12:55 pm
Whoop de doo
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: taxfree on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:14:07 pm
I'll be shocked if this goes through.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: tgarve on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:16:02 pm
Half time transfer ?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: KaKa on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:29:27 pm
Well if this goes through then it is very interesting indeed.

It would increase the likelihood that Rafa will be staying at least some. Have to say it would be a good sign. I'd be a lot more confident then that if Rafa does sign they will back him some more going forward.

It looks like it would still be with the stipulation of major signings being under 25 and having some resale value, but I think Rafa is showing he can manage that and then any more experienced players would be freebies or very cheap ones like Dubravka, Ki and maybe Samaris who looks like he may be joining.

I am hopeful but remain wary.

Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Darth Crooks on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:32:22 pm
Well if this goes through then it is very interesting indeed.

It would increase the likelihood that Rafa will be staying at least some. Have to say it would be a good sign. I'd be a lot more confident then that if Rafa does sign they will back him some more going forward.

It looks like it would still be with the stipulation of major signings being under 25 and having some resale value, but I think Rafa is showing he can manage that and then any more experienced players would be freebies or very cheap ones like Dubravka, Ki and maybe Samaris who looks like he may be joining.

I am hopeful but remain wary.



This brinksmanship isn’t sustainable nor healthy
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: TRon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:34:26 pm
Well if this goes through then it is very interesting indeed.

It would increase the likelihood that Rafa will be staying at least some. Have to say it would be a good sign. I'd be a lot more confident then that if Rafa does sign they will back him some more going forward.

It looks like it would still be with the stipulation of major signings being under 25 and having some resale value, but I think Rafa is showing he can manage that and then any more experienced players would be freebies or very cheap ones like Dubravka, Ki and maybe Samaris who looks like he may be joining.

I am hopeful but remain wary.



Ever the insane optimist. :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: summerof69 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:41:01 pm
Miguel Almiron welcome to Newcastle goals and skills
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: KaKa on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:42:32 pm
Well if this goes through then it is very interesting indeed.

It would increase the likelihood that Rafa will be staying at least some. Have to say it would be a good sign. I'd be a lot more confident then that if Rafa does sign they will back him some more going forward.

It looks like it would still be with the stipulation of major signings being under 25 and having some resale value, but I think Rafa is showing he can manage that and then any more experienced players would be freebies or very cheap ones like Dubravka, Ki and maybe Samaris who looks like he may be joining.

I am hopeful but remain wary.



Ever the insane optimist. :lol:

Not really.

I just think they wouldn't bother with this at all if they are sick of Rafa and don't intend to try and support him going forward. It would just be a weird signing to make.

There'd still be conditions on the players they prefer to sign going forward, as I stated above, but I think going forward Rafa would be more confident of getting signings done if he signs on for longer.

I do think there has been some truth to the lack of signings due to Rafa's contract situation.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: The Little Waster on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:44:00 pm
Give it two games before he gets booed ...
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:48:07 pm
Well if this goes through then it is very interesting indeed.

It would increase the likelihood that Rafa will be staying at least some. Have to say it would be a good sign. I'd be a lot more confident then that if Rafa does sign they will back him some more going forward.

It looks like it would still be with the stipulation of major signings being under 25 and having some resale value, but I think Rafa is showing he can manage that and then any more experienced players would be freebies or very cheap ones like Dubravka, Ki and maybe Samaris who looks like he may be joining.

I am hopeful but remain wary.



Ever the insane optimist. :lol:

Not really.

I just think they wouldn't bother with this at all if they are sick of Rafa and don't intend to try and support him going forward. It would just be a weird signing to make.

There'd still be conditions on the players they prefer to sign going forward, as I stated above, but I think going forward Rafa would be more confident of getting signings done if he signs on for longer.

I do think there has been some truth to the lack of signings due to Rafa's contract situation.

Jesus! Have you been living under a rock?! They have done it to trick Rafa to stay nothing more nothing less. There is no optimism with Ashley here.

I will offer that £50 bet up to one more person as well if anyone wants it?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: KaKa on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:49:18 pm
Sorry, I'm not responding to that, but thanks for your feedback.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: nufcjb on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:53:22 pm
Putting my money on this guy being sold to Spurs or Chelsea in the summer for a club record fee..£35.1m.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:54:33 pm
Can we all have a whip round to just give you the 50 quid on the understanding that you wind your neck in? :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Wilson on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:54:51 pm
Sorry, I'm not responding to that, but thanks for your feedback.

:lol:

The correct reply.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:55:29 pm
Sorry, I'm not responding to that, but thanks for your feedback.

You are batshit mental if you think they are going to start spending and running the club properly. Howay man it's been 11 years
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:55:48 pm
Well if this goes through then it is very interesting indeed.

It would increase the likelihood that Rafa will be staying at least some. Have to say it would be a good sign. I'd be a lot more confident then that if Rafa does sign they will back him some more going forward.

It looks like it would still be with the stipulation of major signings being under 25 and having some resale value, but I think Rafa is showing he can manage that and then any more experienced players would be freebies or very cheap ones like Dubravka, Ki and maybe Samaris who looks like he may be joining.

I am hopeful but remain wary.



Ever the insane optimist. :lol:

Not really.

I just think they wouldn't bother with this at all if they are sick of Rafa and don't intend to try and support him going forward. It would just be a weird signing to make.

There'd still be conditions on the players they prefer to sign going forward, as I stated above, but I think going forward Rafa would be more confident of getting signings done if he signs on for longer.

I do think there has been some truth to the lack of signings due to Rafa's contract situation.

Jesus! Have you been living under a rock?! They have done it to trick Rafa to stay nothing more nothing less. There is no optimism with Ashley here.

I will offer that £50 bet up to one more person as well if anyone wants it?

Dude, most of us are on the same page as you but for f*** sake just please give it a rest for a bit, all you're doing is making the same point over and over again.

That's not a don't post thing either, but just as you were in your previous guise as Tubestation, you're just driving home the same repetitive point relentlessly.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:58:13 pm
Can we all have a whip round to just give you the 50 quid on the understanding that you wind your neck in? :lol:

 :lol: just may as well make £100 from been right and everyone been wrong! I just have to inform misguided people that's all. I've had to read every man and his dog saying "Rafa won't stand for this, Rafa won't have that" "Rafa is off in may". He will do as he is told and is going neewhere! So any last final taker for the other £50? I will enjoy few beers on my summer holiday in June courtesy of @Raconteur  :)
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 08:59:58 pm
Well if this goes through then it is very interesting indeed.

It would increase the likelihood that Rafa will be staying at least some. Have to say it would be a good sign. I'd be a lot more confident then that if Rafa does sign they will back him some more going forward.

It looks like it would still be with the stipulation of major signings being under 25 and having some resale value, but I think Rafa is showing he can manage that and then any more experienced players would be freebies or very cheap ones like Dubravka, Ki and maybe Samaris who looks like he may be joining.

I am hopeful but remain wary.



Ever the insane optimist. :lol:

Not really.

I just think they wouldn't bother with this at all if they are sick of Rafa and don't intend to try and support him going forward. It would just be a weird signing to make.

There'd still be conditions on the players they prefer to sign going forward, as I stated above, but I think going forward Rafa would be more confident of getting signings done if he signs on for longer.

I do think there has been some truth to the lack of signings due to Rafa's contract situation.

Jesus! Have you been living under a rock?! They have done it to trick Rafa to stay nothing more nothing less. There is no optimism with Ashley here.

I will offer that £50 bet up to one more person as well if anyone wants it?

Dude, most of us are on the same page as you but for f*** sake just please give it a rest for a bit, all you're doing is making the same point over and over again.

That's not a don't post thing either, but just as you were in your previous guise as Tubestation, you're just driving home the same repetitive point relentlessly.

Point taken. Just how am I supposed to scroll past bullshit like that and not respond man? I will try harder to ignore happy clapping bullshit like that in future but yeah he's mental to think ashely is going to change
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:00:14 pm
Shush
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Willow on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:00:21 pm
been right

been wrong

 :cheesy:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: reefatoon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:00:40 pm
Kaka’s just f***ing mental full stop.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: TRon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:01:20 pm
Sorry, I'm not responding to that, but thanks for your feedback.

:lol:

The correct reply.

buurrn...:lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:03:18 pm
Well if this goes through then it is very interesting indeed.

It would increase the likelihood that Rafa will be staying at least some. Have to say it would be a good sign. I'd be a lot more confident then that if Rafa does sign they will back him some more going forward.

It looks like it would still be with the stipulation of major signings being under 25 and having some resale value, but I think Rafa is showing he can manage that and then any more experienced players would be freebies or very cheap ones like Dubravka, Ki and maybe Samaris who looks like he may be joining.

I am hopeful but remain wary.



Ever the insane optimist. :lol:

Not really.

I just think they wouldn't bother with this at all if they are sick of Rafa and don't intend to try and support him going forward. It would just be a weird signing to make.

There'd still be conditions on the players they prefer to sign going forward, as I stated above, but I think going forward Rafa would be more confident of getting signings done if he signs on for longer.

I do think there has been some truth to the lack of signings due to Rafa's contract situation.

Jesus! Have you been living under a rock?! They have done it to trick Rafa to stay nothing more nothing less. There is no optimism with Ashley here.

I will offer that £50 bet up to one more person as well if anyone wants it?

Dude, most of us are on the same page as you but for f*** sake just please give it a rest for a bit, all you're doing is making the same point over and over again.

That's not a don't post thing either, but just as you were in your previous guise as Tubestation, you're just driving home the same repetitive point relentlessly.

Point taken. Just how am I supposed to scroll past bullshit like that and not respond man? I will try harder to ignore happy clapping bullshit like that in future but yeah he's mental to think ashely is going to change

First of i would think about the posters, Kaka, he's bat s*** mental but lovable. Basically that's the entire forum folk  :lol:

Chuck in a couple of non right pervs where no one really takes too much seriously, that's us. Of course some people will be fooled but most know the score, sometimes you just have to bite your lip, rightly or wrongly.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Dokko on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:06:28 pm
Who was that poster who went round making £50 bets with people, failed to pay up and end up getting banned?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:14:05 pm
I dunno, but I have the same £50 bet with  (I think) tubes.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Sho'Time on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:17:47 pm
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Consortium of one on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:21:05 pm
"s***!  Who unplugged the fax machine?"
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: TheHoob on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:22:46 pm
'Mutinous atmosphere'  :yao:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:24:01 pm
stockpiling players for our champo assault
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Raconteur on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:27:40 pm
Can we all have a whip round to just give you the 50 quid on the understanding that you wind your neck in? :lol:

That’s the whole reason I offered him the bet in the first place - to shut him up. Seems to have triggered an entirely different response :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 4 stars out of 5 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:31:06 pm
Can we all have a whip round to just give you the 50 quid on the understanding that you wind your neck in? :lol:

That’s the whole reason I offered him the bet in the first place - to shut him up. Seems to have triggered an entirely different response :lol:

 :lol:
If almiron signs it can't be looking good for you!?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Raconteur on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:38:10 pm
Can we all have a whip round to just give you the 50 quid on the understanding that you wind your neck in? :lol:

That’s the whole reason I offered him the bet in the first place - to shut him up. Seems to have triggered an entirely different response :lol:

 :lol:
If almiron signs it can't be looking good for you!?

Took me by surprise, but I’m still confident :thup:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Shearergol on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 09:39:07 pm
Don’t need him.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tiresias on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:00:29 pm
Well this is cancelled now as not needed  :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:14:58 pm
Rafa wasn't giving much away but think that was confirmation we've got him like. :smitten:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: TRon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:18:17 pm
Rafa wasn't giving much away but think that was confirmation we've got him like. :smitten:

He still said let's see if it gets finalised in the next couple of days though, once bitten...:lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Disco on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:19:07 pm
Going to be absolutely despised by loads of loads.

Foreign
Haircuts
Fancy Dan
Small
Tattoos
Slight
Soft c***
Doesn’t play it simple
Celebrations
National team colours
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:21:28 pm
Would he likely take Atsu's place in this set up? Him and Perez around Rondon?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ian W on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:22:13 pm
I’ve been ignoring this rumour completely, therefore I don’t really know who he is or if it’s a good signing :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:22:45 pm
Ashley to the pilot:

(http://i.imgur.com/MPG6FWo.gif)
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Disco on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:23:42 pm
Would he likely take Atsu's place in this set up? Him and Perez around Rondon?

Imagine so, is he remotely quick? Couldn’t fathom the team getting slower.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:25:03 pm
I like the idea of the balance between Perez's work rate, Almiron's pace and trickery and Rondon's hold up play and goals. A bit more quality in CM and LWB and we could push towards towards safe mid-table.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: TRon on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:27:05 pm
I like the idea of the balance between Perez's work rate, Almiron's pace and trickery and Rondon's hold up play and goals. A bit more quality in CM and LWB and we could push towards towards safe mid-table.

I think that will be how Rafa will be thinking.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Raconteur on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:27:39 pm
Would he likely take Atsu's place in this set up? Him and Perez around Rondon?

Imagine so, is he remotely quick? Couldn’t fathom the team getting slower.

From what I've read, pace is his standout attribute, that and a "sweet left peg"
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:27:53 pm
Do we have a lunatic who goes to the airport with their camera  :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:28:13 pm
Would he likely take Atsu's place in this set up? Him and Perez around Rondon?

Imagine so, is he remotely quick? Couldn’t fathom the team getting slower.

From what I've read, pace is his standout attribute, that and a "sweet left peg"

I got one of them  :smug:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: McCormick on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:29:04 pm
I like the idea of the balance between Perez's work rate, Almiron's pace and trickery and Rondon's hold up play and goals. A bit more quality in CM and LWB and we could push towards towards safe mid-table.

Almiron has incredible work rate too. Exciting signing if it comes off.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Willow on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:30:21 pm
You'd hope if he's decent and likes to attack the opposition, that it'd hopefully inspire other players to go for it. Kennedy loves to push on, so perhaps they could work well together? f*** knas, I just want to see us attack teams again and try to be positive going forward because we're fine at the back.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kid Icarus on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:31:55 pm
Going to be absolutely despised by loads of loads.

Foreign
Haircuts
Fancy Dan
Small
Tattoos
Slight
Soft c***
Doesn’t play it simple
Celebrations
National team colours

Expensive
Record signing
Left footed mutant
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:33:10 pm
Think he'll link well with Perez. Muto too, if he gets on the pitch. Ki could link it together, obviously with Schar and Lejeune we've now got the ability to start playing it out more. There's a decent team there, if we can get it all fit at the same time, which I don't think we have this season.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ketsbaia on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:34:40 pm
I like the idea of the balance between Perez's work rate, Almiron's pace and trickery and Rondon's hold up play and goals. A bit more quality in CM and LWB and we could push towards towards safe mid-table.

(https://media.giphy.com/media/iyMWq8tPfNeiA/giphy.gif)
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ian W on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:35:14 pm
Watched his 'Welcome to Arsenal' video, he looks pretty good.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bimpy474 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:35:57 pm
I like the idea of the balance between Perez's work rate, Almiron's pace and trickery and Rondon's hold up play and goals. A bit more quality in CM and LWB and we could push towards towards safe mid-table.

(https://media.giphy.com/media/iyMWq8tPfNeiA/giphy.gif)

That Crumpy after 24 seconds ?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: covmag on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:37:01 pm
Amazing how the mood changes
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: KaKa on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:38:16 pm
Ashley to the pilot:

(http://i.imgur.com/MPG6FWo.gif)

 :lol: :lol: :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Yorkie on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:38:55 pm
Ashley to the pilot:

(http://i.imgur.com/MPG6FWo.gif)

:lol: Very good giffage.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: jdckelly on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:39:23 pm
ashley scrambling to reverse the bank order or however they pay it as we speak
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: joeyt on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 10:51:18 pm
Have we ever had so many different nationalities in our squad?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ketsbaia on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:20:03 pm
Heard he's the next Diego Gavilan
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Willow on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:20:37 pm
Failed medical tomorrow then, aye?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Disco on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:22:14 pm
Have we ever had so many different nationalities in our squad?

Doubtful. Sickening.

Heard he's the next Diego Gavilan

Always thought he was OK tbh but it might be my mind playing tricks. Dem lugs though.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: samptime29 on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:27:56 pm
I like the idea of the balance between Perez's work rate, Almiron's pace and trickery and Rondon's hold up play and goals. A bit more quality in CM and LWB and we could push towards towards safe mid-table.

(https://media.giphy.com/media/iyMWq8tPfNeiA/giphy.gif)

Haha excellent choice.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:29:32 pm
Heard Clarence Acuna's his boyhood idol.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Greg on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:41:17 pm
Heard Clarence Acuna's his boyhood idol.

Fake news, it's Diego Gavilan.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ketsbaia on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:42:36 pm

:lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mikky on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:44:30 pm
 :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Willow on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:44:45 pm
:lol:

oh man, I still haven't watched that film OR purely belter either. Must watch them asap for the lols
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: James on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:45:21 pm
It’s moments like this when I miss Skirge
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Disco on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:45:24 pm
When San Roque Santa Cruz turns up at a match for no reason.

Oh my.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:46:07 pm
"For a player with a great positional sense, he's managing to avoid all contact with the ball!" Will forever be one of my favourite lines.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: nemtizz on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:47:08 pm
What a day.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Shadow Puppets on Tuesday 29 January 2019, 11:52:09 pm
Dare I say, from a bit of YouTube scouting, there’s a bit of Ben Arfa about this lad. Exciting!
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Teasy on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:06:50 am
That's what I thought, moves a bit like him and has that directness and acceleration when he runs with the ball.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Wilson on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:24:58 am
What a day.

:lol: seen this a lot tonight.  Proves how far we've fallen. Beat man city and might have signed a player with one day to spare, sitting pretty in 14th, halcyon days indeed.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: teohgk on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:50:03 am
Would he likely take Atsu's place in this set up? Him and Perez around Rondon?

Imagine so, is he remotely quick? Couldn’t fathom the team getting slower.

Broke Paraguay 100m record in training session with 9.97sec
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mole_Toonfan on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:54:46 am
Ignoring all the Ashley stuff considering the fact it's being repeated constantly and everyone is bored of repeating themselves i don't see how this isn't a positive.

We have been desperate for a proper 10 in forever, so even if he's just decent then that's massive and the added bonus of Michael Owen being scrubbed from the record books at last.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: nemtizz on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:55:03 am
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: thomas on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 01:01:21 am
He goddamn f***ing better be.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Charlies on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:04:19 am
?s=20

?s=20
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: nemtizz on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:18:05 am
:aww:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Charlies on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:33:30 am
?s=20
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Disco on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:36:16 am
Blue passport cover :drool:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: r0cafella on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:39:00 am
Hmmm what's Ashley's motivation for this one? (Should it go through)? Ploy to keep Rafa? Thinks he can be flipped for profit?

Assuming this lad will be the highest paid player at the club as well.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Raconteur on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:41:50 am
Hmmm what's Ashley's motivation for this one? (Should it go through)? Ploy to keep Rafa? Thinks he can be flipped for profit?

Assuming this lad will be the highest paid player at the club as well.

Maybe Rafa really was going to walk on Feb 1 and he’s trying to forestall that? He certainly fits the profile of a young player who can be on-sold, just that he’s a larger outlay than he’s ever made.

Maybe he’s prepared to push the boat out this one time in the hope it will be enough to convince Rafa to stay. It won’t be.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: r0cafella on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:48:59 am
I'm not sure, if Rafa can get cast iron guarantees from Ashley and some backing I would give them a basis for negotiations.

To me, this seems to be the first step. If Ashley actually bothers to run with the club with a modicum of sense they may be able to coexist. I imagine any assurances would have to be cast iron mind, doubt Rafa would be willing to take Ashley at face value.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Charlies on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:54:36 am
?s=20
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: loki679 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:56:07 am
Some damned impressive eyebrows right there.

Really excited about this lad, has the potential to transform our attack.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Charlies on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:59:07 am
Some damned impressive eyebrows right there.

Really excited about this lad, has the potential to transform our attack.

He's got a smile bigger that Steven Taylor's in a s**** slogan T Shirt factory,  we're onto a winner here I can feel it.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: nemtizz on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:37:20 am
?s=20

2:21- Lovely feet.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Bellars on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:56:42 am
?s=20

As an Atlantan, that video is class. Simply incredible the impact he has had here.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Sima on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:31:46 am
Watched a video on YouTube.

Hatem Ben Almiron.  Moist.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:36:24 am
https://www.whoscored.com/Players/303924/Show/Miguel-Almirón

:drool:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: chopey on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:48:12 am
His mate with the blond hair looks canny as well.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:50:59 am
Dare I say, from a bit of YouTube scouting, there’s a bit of Ben Arfa about this lad. Exciting!

not to be a miserable c*** but my YT scouting suggests to me he's got a massive step up to make if he's gonna do the same s*** he's been doing in the MLS over here
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Wilson on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:57:21 am
The resale potential on this c*** is making me moist

Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 1964 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 07:12:00 am
 That Jeff Buckley version of halleluah man  :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kaizero on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 07:54:42 am
His mate with the blond hair looks canny as well.

Jesus I wish we could've bought Martinez as well. An attacking pairing that already knows eachother and are technically gifted... :sweetjesus:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: hakka on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:14:16 am
I'm super excited about this player. We are crying out for this sort of talent.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: James on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:15:24 am
Plane been diverted to Naples because of the snow
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Astroblack on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:17:54 am
Some really nice finishes in his compilations. We haven't scored many pretty goals lately. Would be nice to have some bolts from the blue.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: samptime29 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:30:22 am
The resale potential on this c*** is making me moist

 :frantic:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ian W on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:55:18 am
He shots from outside the box. It’ll never catch on.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:57:21 am
He shots from outside the box. It’ll never catch on.

Shoots*
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Raconteur on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:25:19 am
Plane been diverted to Naples because of the snow

Ashley's rubbing his hands together as a possible escape route cracks open.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Cookie1892 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:44:04 am
Almiron Wooaooah
Almiron Wooaooah

He comes from paraguay

he'll learn to say why aye

repeat..
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Hanshithispantz on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:46:31 am
Going to really enjoy the brief bedding in period before he's booed.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 1964 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:47:17 am
Almiron just sounds like a washing powder I’m afraid......or a transformer
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ketsbaia on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:47:36 am
He always looks so happy, which makes a change from Ritchie's intense face and Shelvey's blank look.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Sir Toon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:49:26 am
Where does it say there's a diversion?   The flight I thought he was on is currently over Ireland and due to land at Heathrow in 40 minutes.     

If so then he should be up here early afternoon with an announcement tonight if no Ashley spanners arrive from anywhere.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:50:23 am
Where does it say there's a diversion?   The flight I thought he was on is currently over Ireland and due to land at Heathrow in 40 minutes.     

If so then he should be up here early afternoon with an announcement tonight if no Ashley spanners arrive from anywhere.
There isn’t. He’s making a joke because Napoli were rumoured to be interested in him.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Heake on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:52:06 am
Where does it say there's a diversion?   The flight I thought he was on is currently over Ireland and due to land at Heathrow in 40 minutes.     

If so then he should be up here early afternoon with an announcement tonight if no Ashley spanners arrive from anywhere.
There isn’t. He’s making a joke because Napoli were rumoured to be interested in him.

f***ing hell
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: LFEE on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:52:14 am
In reality it would’ve been cheaper to keep HBA :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: James on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:53:55 am
Where does it say there's a diversion?   The flight I thought he was on is currently over Ireland and due to land at Heathrow in 40 minutes.     

If so then he should be up here early afternoon with an announcement tonight if no Ashley spanners arrive from anywhere.
There isn’t. He’s making a joke because Napoli were rumoured to be interested in him.

f***ing hell

:lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:54:08 am
HBA is in his 30's and Almiron is 24 though, fwiw.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Shearergol on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:55:09 am
HBA is in his 30's and Almiron is 24 though, fwiw.

Imagine both.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 1964 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:56:08 am
Imagine another Diego Gavilán ...... no don’t.... just don’t
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Sir Toon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:56:09 am
Where does it say there's a diversion?   The flight I thought he was on is currently over Ireland and due to land at Heathrow in 40 minutes.     

If so then he should be up here early afternoon with an announcement tonight if no Ashley spanners arrive from anywhere.
There isn’t. He’s making a joke because Napoli were rumoured to be interested in him.

f***ing hell

:lol:

Was a light hearted comment anyway but away from that, the flight landed at 7:35.   :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Sir Toon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:58:54 am
He may even be here now as Ashley's helicopter was in the area half an hour ago
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Menace on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 10:02:22 am
Washing machines live longer with..Almiron.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: STM on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 10:02:48 am
Ryder says he's undergoing medical.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: pinkeye on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 10:04:36 am
Washing machines live longer with..Almiron.

Haha!!
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: loki679 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 10:10:42 am
Ryder says he's undergoing medical.

'All looks fine apart from some strange abrasions on the tongue, possibly glass related I'd say'
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Newcastle Fan on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 10:59:19 am
He looks really exciting, it's been a while since we had a player like him in the team, hopefully he will be more Ben Arfa than Cabella.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Village Idiot on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:07:37 am
Not many players of his mold have managed the jump from the MLS to the PL though. That worries me a bit.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:09:54 am
Not many players of his mold have managed the jump from the MLS to the PL though. That worries me a bit.
I’ve said it before, this could potentially be the first successful MLS to Premier League transfer.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ian W on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:10:55 am
That Everton perm-loan guy was alright.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: joeyt on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:13:50 am
Brad Friedel? Tim Howard? Clint Dempsey?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ToonTastic on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:14:16 am
Not many players of his mold have managed the jump from the MLS to the PL though. That worries me a bit.
I’ve said it before, this could potentially be the first successful MLS to Premier League transfer.

Landon Donovan was canny. Didn't Tim Howard also come straight in as well ?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Nobody on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:15:37 am
Defoe did all right for the mackems
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:16:20 am
Not many players of his mold have managed the jump from the MLS to the PL though. That worries me a bit.
I’ve said it before, this could potentially be the first successful MLS to Premier League transfer.

Landon Donovan was canny. Didn't Tim Howard also come straight in as well ?
I don’t think Donovan was that much of a success really, also I should have specified that I meant outfield players.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:16:44 am
Defoe did all right for the mackems
That doesn’t count, he went to the MLS first.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Village Idiot on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:18:20 am
That's why I said "of his mold". I haven't seen any lightweight playmakers from the MLS making it at this level - unless I'm forgetting somebody.

This Almirón guy seems to have pace, which at least is something that's always going to be useful.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: teohgk on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:19:35 am
Not many players of his mold have managed the jump from the MLS to the PL though. That worries me a bit.
I’ve said it before, this could potentially be the first successful MLS to Premier League transfer.

Landon Donovan was canny. Didn't Tim Howard also come straight in as well ?
I don’t think Donovan was that much of a success really, also I should have specified that I meant outfield players.

Clint Dempsey
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ToonTastic on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:20:08 am
Not many players of his mold have managed the jump from the MLS to the PL though. That worries me a bit.
I’ve said it before, this could potentially be the first successful MLS to Premier League transfer.

Landon Donovan was canny. Didn't Tim Howard also come straight in as well ?
I don’t think Donovan was that much of a success really, also I should have specified that I meant outfield players.

He was successful enough that they brought him back for a second loan [period.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stifleaay on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:20:41 am
Not many players of his mold have managed the jump from the MLS to the PL though. That worries me a bit.
I’ve said it before, this could potentially be the first successful MLS to Premier League transfer.

Landon Donovan was canny. Didn't Tim Howard also come straight in as well ?
I don’t think Donovan was that much of a success really, also I should have specified that I meant outfield players.

Clint Dempsey
Same as Donovan. Think he was average at best.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Doctor Zaius on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:21:27 am
I dont think he's going to come straight in start pulling up tree's. He's going to need time, he's probably going to need to bulk up and work on his game. I actually think he might start fairly slow but its clear we're paying for potential here. Seem to remember Luka Modric taking time to develop at Spurs.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: teohgk on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:22:46 am
Not many players of his mold have managed the jump from the MLS to the PL though. That worries me a bit.
I’ve said it before, this could potentially be the first successful MLS to Premier League transfer.

Landon Donovan was canny. Didn't Tim Howard also come straight in as well ?
I don’t think Donovan was that much of a success really, also I should have specified that I meant outfield players.

Clint Dempsey
Same as Donovan. Think he was average at best.

You expect too much , both are quality starter in EPL, you're not expecting we sign Hazard tier of player rite?  :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Sho'Time on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:22:54 am
Where does it say there's a diversion?   The flight I thought he was on is currently over Ireland and due to land at Heathrow in 40 minutes.     

 :lol: You a planespotter, like?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: triggs on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:24:08 am
Not many players of his mold have managed the jump from the MLS to the PL though. That worries me a bit.
I’ve said it before, this could potentially be the first successful MLS to Premier League transfer.

Landon Donovan was canny. Didn't Tim Howard also come straight in as well ?
I don’t think Donovan was that much of a success really, also I should have specified that I meant outfield players.

Clint Dempsey
Same as Donovan. Think he was average at best.

You expect too much , both are quality starter in EPL, you're not expecting we sign Hazard tier of player rite?  :lol:
Aye, obviously a different type of player but if this guy is as good for us as Clint Dempsey was for Fulham we'll have done pretty well
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: HTT on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:25:28 am
Gonna get in there first and say I think he’ll turn out to be another flop.

Hopefully he doesn’t so we can make a killing in profit on him.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Teasy on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:36:30 am
Not many players of his mold have managed the jump from the MLS to the PL though. That worries me a bit.
I’ve said it before, this could potentially be the first successful MLS to Premier League transfer.

Landon Donovan was canny. Didn't Tim Howard also come straight in as well ?
I don’t think Donovan was that much of a success really, also I should have specified that I meant outfield players.

Clint Dempsey
Same as Donovan. Think he was average at best.

You expect too much , both are quality starter in EPL, you're not expecting we sign Hazard tier of player rite?  :lol:
Aye, obviously a different type of player but if this guy is as good for us as Clint Dempsey was for Fulham we'll have done pretty well

Aye Dempsey was definitely a success like, he didn't look anything special but was very effective from what I remember.  Looking back at his stats backs that up with a goal every 3 or so Premier League games for a struggling side.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Gorilla on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:42:33 am
Landed at 915 am didnt it.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: joeyt on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:44:51 am
Dempsey, Friedel and Howard were all PL regulars for years. Even Brad Guzan played regularly for a bit
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Rich on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:47:50 am
Always liked Dempsey to be honest, had a pretty stellar career in the PL.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:52:47 am
Still shiver at Dempsey's name. That second half where he grabbed a hattrick against us. :anguish:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: themanupstairs on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 11:58:05 am
Dempsey, Friedel and Howard were all PL regulars for years. Even Brad Guzan played regularly for a bit

Difference is they're all American whereas Almiron is Paraguayan. He's genetically bound to be better than the best of the above list :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kaizero on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:11:07 pm
Lest we forget Almiron was dominant in the Argentine PL before going to the MLS essentially already being the best (or one of the best players) in the MLS when he arrived. It's not like we're buying a youth prospect developed by an MLS side.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: samptime29 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:31:15 pm
Lest we forget Almiron was dominant in the Argentine PL before going to the MLS essentially already being the best (or one of the best players) in the MLS when he arrived. It's not like we're buying a youth prospect developed by an MLS side.

Good point.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mole_Toonfan on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:32:30 pm
Trust Rafa, outside some bargain bin signings which isn't his fault his success rate is very high for us on transfers.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Stottie on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:33:52 pm
Hopefully our leave it late dicking about doesn't hamper him making an impact in the remaining games. It set Rondon back at the beginning of the season.

As for him "flopping", I wonder what would have happened if we'd signed Thauvin with Rafa as manager.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Gorilla on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:36:41 pm
Hopefully our leave it late dicking about doesn't hamper him making an impact in the remaining games. It set Rondon back at the beginning of the season.

As for him "flopping", I wonder what would have happened if we'd signed Thauvin with Rafa as manager.
Didn't rafa want to keep Thauvin when we went down?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Disco on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:40:32 pm
Lest we forget Almiron was dominant in the Argentine PL before going to the MLS essentially already being the best (or one of the best players) in the MLS when he arrived. It's not like we're buying a youth prospect developed by an MLS side.

Played for a relatively unfancied club n all.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:42:50 pm
Hopefully our leave it late dicking about doesn't hamper him making an impact in the remaining games. It set Rondon back at the beginning of the season.

As for him "flopping", I wonder what would have happened if we'd signed Thauvin with Rafa as manager.
Didn't rafa want to keep Thauvin when we went down?

He did. Also wanted him at Napoli iirc
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 54 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:43:15 pm
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: joeyt on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:47:27 pm
Do we conduct the medical in London these days?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Disco on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:53:08 pm
http://www.espn.co.uk/soccer/major-league-soccer/19/blog/post/3718736/miguel-almiron-journey-to-mls-cup-from-asuncion-to-atlanta-united-fc

Nice article on his background and growing up. Seems a pretty humble kid.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: TBG on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 12:55:20 pm
http://www.espn.co.uk/soccer/major-league-soccer/19/blog/post/3718736/miguel-almiron-journey-to-mls-cup-from-asuncion-to-atlanta-united-fc

Nice article on his background and growing up. Seems a pretty humble kid.

He'll be on the trebs in Sinner's tonight.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: hakka on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 01:18:54 pm
Gonna get in there first and say I think he’ll turn out to be another flop.

Hopefully he doesn’t so we can make a killing in profit on him.

Being written off before he's kicked a ball for us. :lol:
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Wilson on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 01:23:18 pm
Gonna get in there first and say I think he’ll turn out to be another flop.

Hopefully he doesn’t so we can make a killing in profit on him.

Being written off before he's kicked a ball for us. :lol:

Aye :lol: will be loads like this, on his back from the off expecting miracles because you nah, he cost 20 whole millions! Might be our record, but still...standard price in this day and age.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: 1964 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 01:23:58 pm
Failed the medical yet?
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: hakka on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 01:31:26 pm
Gonna get in there first and say I think he’ll turn out to be another flop.

Hopefully he doesn’t so we can make a killing in profit on him.

Being written off before he's kicked a ball for us. :lol:

Aye :lol: will be loads like this, on his back from the off expecting miracles because you nah, he cost 20 whole millions! Might be our record, but still...standard price in this day and age.

And the only reason I can see anyone would come out with saying they think he will be a flop is purely to say "I told you so" later down the line. If he's been scouted properly and Rafa wants him, I'm convinced it's a high chance this lad is all the pacey, tricky, smart and goal scoring talent that he looks on YouTube. Of course the PL is a big step up from the MLS, but he does seem way too good for that league and we are crying out for someone of his talents to start attacking the opposition with.

Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 01:31:47 pm
Dempsey, Friedel and Howard were all PL regulars for years. Even Brad Guzan played regularly for a bit

Difference is they're all American whereas Almiron is Paraguayan. He's genetically bound to be better than the best of the above list :lol:

U.S. is 4-2-2 all-time against Paraguay.
Title: Re: Various: NUFC agree fee for Miguel Almirón
Post by: alexf on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 01:36:01 pm
Reminds me a bit of Angel Di Maria in the way he runs and dribbles
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:10:18 pm
It would be the club’s fault if he’s under pressure due to the price tag. No chance is this the first time we physically could have spent £20m on a player.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Heake on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:12:54 pm
Why nee cameraphone "In the bushes" photo by some skyving charva at the ground yet though?

Poor show really

Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Willow on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:15:54 pm
http://www.espn.co.uk/soccer/major-league-soccer/19/blog/post/3718736/miguel-almiron-journey-to-mls-cup-from-asuncion-to-atlanta-united-fc

Nice article on his background and growing up. Seems a pretty humble kid.

He'll be on the trebs in Sinner's tonight.

:laugh:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: HTT on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:18:20 pm
I’m not being at all serious btw, I’ve never seen him play and him costing 20m means nowt either because 20m buys you nowt. I’m probably one of the most patient/less judging when it comes to new players or any of our players while Ashley is in charge. Ha signing means nowt to me though, 10 year late Mike...
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ian W on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:21:56 pm
Why’s this not a loan? Reckless TBH.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: 54 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:35:34 pm
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:36:26 pm
 :frantic:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Pons Alias on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:36:43 pm

He'll break a leg in his second game.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: toon25 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:38:54 pm
They definitely tried for a loan first, didn’t they? Were told to f*** off and then Atlanta showed their hand by buying another DP meaning Mike could swoop in.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: loki679 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:39:15 pm

He'll break a leg in his second game.

Should start a sweep on it.  Cruciate 27 minutes into his debut for me, proper f***ed til Xmas.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: STM on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:43:51 pm
Photo of him getting off the chopper.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Wilson on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:45:38 pm
Photo of him getting off the chopper.

:scared:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Sho'Time on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:47:30 pm
Photo of him getting off the chopper.

...
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Tooj on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:48:20 pm
South American football expert Tim Vickery believes Miguel Almiron would be the perfect player to fit into Newcastle's counter-attacking style of play https://t.co/rxcAwrU1jF
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: 54 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:48:34 pm
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Sir Toon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:48:48 pm
Photo of him getting off the chopper.

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyKqJbGWkAAYVug.jpg:large)
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:49:25 pm
Photo of him getting off the chopper.

:scared:

 :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: TBG on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:53:13 pm
Ian Brady and Myra Hindley welcoming him off the chopper
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent
Post by: Sho'Time on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:55:00 pm
Ian Brady and Myra Hindley welcoming him off the chopper

Thank Christ, at least it isn't Derek Wright.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Wilson on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 02:56:52 pm

Aye, he definitely seems Paraguayan from that picture.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: HTT on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:02:57 pm
Photo of him getting off the chopper.

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyKqJbGWkAAYVug.jpg:large)

That could be anywhere man!

Until I realised that hilly grass looks identical to our training pitch and the vehicle similar to the Uber taxi the club uses.

It’s happening...  :frantic:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: triggs on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:04:30 pm
South American football expert Tim Vickery believes Miguel Almiron would be the perfect player to fit into Newcastle's counter-attacking style of play https://t.co/rxcAwrU1jF
If he's good enough for Tim Vickery he's good enough for me
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ian W on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:06:24 pm
Aw man, the hope is too much.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: joeyt on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:07:12 pm
Is a transfer bath adequate when it's breaking our transfer record
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: thomas on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:08:13 pm
transfer spa day at a minimum tbh
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Sho'Time on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:08:15 pm
Why have I read on Twitter from the likes of Michael Martin etc. that apparently we've took a loan from Barclays to sanction this signing?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:08:28 pm
South American football expert Tim Vickery believes Miguel Almiron would be the perfect player to fit into Newcastle's counter-attacking style of play https://t.co/rxcAwrU1jF

:pedro:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ian W on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:09:38 pm
Why have I read on Twitter from the likes of Michael Martin etc. that apparently we've took a loan from Barclays to sanction this signing?

Someone posted a document that we filed at companies house. I wouldn't spend too much time worrying about it like.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Hanshithispantz on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:09:44 pm
A transfer lingam massage.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Willow on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:10:28 pm
Photo of him getting off the chopper.

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyKqJbGWkAAYVug.jpg:large)




I zoomed in for you guys:

(https://i.imgur.com/LCavoFa.png)

Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: 1964 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:11:07 pm
Photo of him getting off the chopper.

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyKqJbGWkAAYVug.jpg:large)

That could be anywhere man!

Until I realised that hilly grass looks identical to our training pitch and the vehicle similar to the Uber taxi the club uses.

It’s happening...  :frantic:
Why is he being met by an inmate from Guantanamo bay?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: David Icke - Son of God on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:12:28 pm
I zoomed in for you guys:

(https://i.imgur.com/LCavoFa.png)



Go go gadget arms!
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Heake on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:12:39 pm

Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Scoot on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:13:05 pm

Aye, he definitely seems Paraguayan from that picture.


 [emoji38]
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: ManDoon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:14:46 pm
Were these photos taken on a 3310?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Wilson on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:23:00 pm
I zoomed in for you guys:

(https://i.imgur.com/LCavoFa.png)



Go go gadget arms!

:lol:

Weird pic. Looks like a really tall headless guy in guantanamo get-up on the left.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ian W on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:26:26 pm
You have to go back quite a while to find a phone camera as bad as that.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Menace on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:29:05 pm
Most camera phones are quite s*** once zoomed in excessively tbh
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Incognito on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:30:04 pm
I zoomed in for you guys:

(https://i.imgur.com/LCavoFa.png)



Go go gadget arms!

:lol:

Weird pic. Looks like a really tall headless guy in guantanamo get-up on the left.

Great. We've signed Brendan Dassey
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: prefabtoon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:34:52 pm
/photo/1
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:36:00 pm
I zoomed in for you guys:

(https://i.imgur.com/LCavoFa.png)



Go go gadget arms!

:lol:

Weird pic. Looks like a really tall headless guy in guantanamo get-up on the left.

Great. We've signed Brendan Dassey

:lol: Wow.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:36:39 pm
Need to see him listed in the squad on the wiki page before I start drawing the bath
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:48:12 pm
I’d sell Diame just to give him the number 10 shirt.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: geordie_b on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:49:11 pm
Almost certain that we won’t disclose the fee so that we won’t know how many years it’ll take to break again. But you can bet sky sources will know it’s a club record fee
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Disco on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:55:19 pm
Buzzing if he takes the #94 shirt to p*ss off the real men.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Shearergol on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:56:34 pm
Is a transfer bath adequate when it's breaking our transfer record

Only if we all come round and fill it with jizz first.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Darth Crooks on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 03:57:18 pm

Aye, he definitely seems Paraguayan from that picture.


 [emoji38]

So our new manager is a Mr. Man and we’ve signed a sloth
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: thomas on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 04:29:32 pm
This alleged Paraguayan signed yet?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: thenige on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 04:30:23 pm
Haven't been this excited about a transfer since Luque.

And look how that turned out.  :whistle:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: HTT on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 04:32:10 pm
Photo of him getting off the chopper.

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyKqJbGWkAAYVug.jpg:large)

That could be anywhere man!

Until I realised that hilly grass looks identical to our training pitch and the vehicle similar to the Uber taxi the club uses.

It’s happening...  :frantic:
Why is he being met by an inmate from Guantanamo bay?

They’ve let Beardsley out for the day from his garden prison?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Disco on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 04:33:02 pm
Haven't been this excited about a transfer since Luque.

And look how that turned out.  :whistle:

...and Luque is a city in Paraguay.

f***ing hell, he's going to be s****.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: mighty__mag on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 04:34:54 pm
Can anyone explain to old thicko here, how have we broke our record if MA said he won't spend his own cash? Is it because recently we received our second tv revenue windfall from the PL?

I can't figure where the income has arrived from.

If anyone can actually be arsed to engage,  I know my posts get seived. 👍🏼
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Gorilla on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 04:35:46 pm
Can anyone explain to old thicko here, how have we broke our record if MA said he won't spend his own cash? Is it because recently we received our second tv revenue windfall from the PL?

I can't figure where the income has arrived from.
We've taken out a loan from Barclays apparently.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: TBG on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 04:47:00 pm
That Luque compilation on YouTube around the time we signed him was class.
 
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: steve_69 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 04:59:15 pm
That Luque compilation on YouTube around the time we signed him was class.
 

I still maintain that he could've been class for us if he hadn't been managed by f***ing Souness
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:00:37 pm
it happen
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Gorilla on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:02:34 pm
Wasn't it that injury that knackered Luque. He looked great on his debut.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Kid Icarus on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:03:16 pm
That Luque compilation on YouTube around the time we signed him was class.
 

I still maintain that he could've been class for us if he hadn't been managed by f***ing Souness

I swear down this exact exchange happens on here twice a year. :lol: It's true like, the compilation was unreal. That System of a Down soundtrack as well. :headbang:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: KaKa on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:03:42 pm
Fat Sam flapping his gums. Mad his summer budget is being eaten into? Lord help us!

Quote
"Yes, I am [surprised Ashley is spending £20m]," Allardyce told the Alan Brazil Breakfast Show on 30/01/2019. "It's a big ask at this stage of the season. They have gone for a big name and a big signing at £20m.

"Of course in January, it is a massive gamble. No matter how much research you have done and how good the player is. It could be a while before he settles in. You are hoping, he hits the ground running."
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent
Post by: Sho'Time on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:04:16 pm
That Luque compilation on YouTube around the time we signed him was class.

:thup: If that was the one with 'Lost in Hollywood' as the music. I'm sure the title of it was 'Albert Luque CAN play football' :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: steve_69 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:05:22 pm
That Luque compilation on YouTube around the time we signed him was class.
 

I still maintain that he could've been class for us if he hadn't been managed by f***ing Souness

I swear down this exact exchange happens on here twice a year. :lol: It's true like, the compilation was unreal. That System of a Down soundtrack as well. :headbang:

Imagine walking into a dressing room and seeing Souness foaming at the mouth, pinning Bellamy against the wall yelling about there being no such thing as wingers any more. You'd be straight on the phone to your agent
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: toon25 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:05:38 pm
Fat Sam flapping his gums. Mad his summer budget is being eaten into? Lord help us!

Quote
"Yes, I am [surprised Ashley is spending £20m]," Allardyce told the Alan Brazil Breakfast Show on 30/01/2019. "It's a big ask at this stage of the season. They have gone for a big name and a big signing at £20m.

"Of course in January, it is a massive gamble. No matter how much research you have done and how good the player is. It could be a while before he settles in. You are hoping, he hits the ground running."

Was hoping fat Mike would give him a call this month when Rafa walked. Bitter c***.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: thomas on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:06:05 pm
Fat Sam flapping his gums. Mad his summer budget is being eaten into? Lord help us!

Quote
"Yes, I am [surprised Ashley is spending £20m]," Allardyce told the Alan Brazil Breakfast Show on 30/01/2019. "It's a big ask at this stage of the season. They have gone for a big name and a big signing at £20m.

"Of course in January, it is a massive gamble. No matter how much research you have done and how good the player is. It could be a while before he settles in. You are hoping, he hits the ground running."
The f*** does that frog eyed walrus know about running
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Nobody on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:07:25 pm
Can anyone explain to old thicko here, how have we broke our record if MA said he won't spend his own cash? Is it because recently we received our second tv revenue windfall from the PL?

I can't figure where the income has arrived from.

If anyone can actually be arsed to engage,  I know my posts get seived. 👍🏼
It's just the Mitrovic money mate.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:09:01 pm
Remember when I was on the Canary Islands and was having a s*** when my mate called me and said that we had signed Luque and Owen. Didn't think an absinth day after ass burn could disappear so easily.
How awful these two turned out to be. Wasn't it Luque who could name whatever wages he wanted and Shepherd would agree iirc?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ameritoon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:09:06 pm
Some c*** on SSN, looks like he works on a fruit stall, saying “Ashley is a businessman, and is this £20 million going to get us any further up the league compared to last season. Probably not so why spend the money?”

I'm certain we're the only club someone would say this about
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ian W on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:11:11 pm
Some c*** on SSN, looks like he works on a fruit stall, saying “Ashley is a businessman, and is this £20 million going to get us any further up the league compared to last season. Probably not so why spend the money?”

It reflects the state of the premier league as well, fans don’t even believe they should try to compete.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle for medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Sho'Time on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:13:07 pm
Some c*** on SSN, looks like he works on a fruit stall, saying “Ashley is a businessman, and is this £20 million going to get us any further up the league compared to last season. Probably not so why spend the money?”

"And many thanks to die-hard Newcastle United fan Mr. Beith Kishop for his honest and thought-provoking opinion today. After the break, another Newcastle fan Dandy Grey has his say."
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:15:20 pm
Miguel's face makes me think about King Julien in Madagascar for some reason.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Charlies on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:16:16 pm
Miguel's face makes me think about King Julien in Madagascar for some reason.

:lol: :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle for medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Sho'Time on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:19:07 pm
Miguel's face makes me think about King Julien in Madagascar for some reason.

 :lol: Came to Newcastle to escape the foosa.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle for medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: levelsevenlee on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:23:47 pm
Some c*** on SSN, looks like he works on a fruit stall, saying “Ashley is a businessman, and is this £20 million going to get us any further up the league compared to last season. Probably not so why spend the money?”

"And many thanks to die-hard Newcastle United fan Mr. Beith Kishop for his honest and thought-provoking opinion today. After the break, another Newcastle fan Dandy Grey has his say."

Followed by a ten pounds of sausage in a five pound skin, “Tarmac Dick”...
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Stal on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:25:24 pm
So, seeing how it's us and nothing ever goes to plan; who do you think he will sign for when this move doesn't materialise?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ian W on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:33:04 pm
West Ham is the obvious answer for any slightly random signing.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: JUICE690 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:37:22 pm
Photo of him getting off the chopper.

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyKqJbGWkAAYVug.jpg:large)




I zoomed in for you guys:

(https://i.imgur.com/LCavoFa.png)



(https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/1600/1*R994Rvzzge8JG3qUIQ4j3Q.jpeg)
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Kid Icarus on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:40:05 pm
Just thinking about all of the times it's seemed that we were about to sign a player only for it to fall apart at the last minute. Remember when the Remy move broke down the first time? :lol: I'd almost forgotten how utterly s**** that was at the time.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: joeyt on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:42:03 pm
Aye, it was only a year ago we were pretty certain of getting Daniel Sturridge
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: triggs on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:43:30 pm
Aye, it was only a year ago we were pretty certain of getting Daniel Sturridge
It was only a few says ago we were pretty certain of getting Jordan Lukaku
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: xLiaaamx on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:44:17 pm
It's fine. Islam Slimani got slightly more minutes than Sturridge anyway :shifty:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Gorilla on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:44:56 pm
It was only 10 minutes ago we were certain of signing Allison is what well be saying in 15 minutes.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Twinport53 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:48:40 pm
Can't wait til the plebs realise he has a hint of HBA about him and assume he's lazy.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: xLiaaamx on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 05:50:19 pm
He's supposed to in no way like him off the ball though :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: 54 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:03:59 pm
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: TBG on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:06:58 pm
Which one
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: James on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:09:05 pm
The fat Spanish accountant
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ian W on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:09:56 pm
Don’t show him the training ground FFS.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: James on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:10:50 pm
High schools in the USA have better training grounds than we do
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: STM on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:11:09 pm
Don’t show him the training ground FFS.

Hope someone put a coin in the meter. Medicals can be tricky in the dark
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Scoot on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:12:16 pm
Don’t show him the training ground FFS.

That's the deal f***ed now.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Sean on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:14:26 pm
Miguel's face makes me think about King Julien in Madagascar for some reason.

Yes  :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:23:05 pm
Did Shepherd ever put money into the training facilities? I seem to remember our training grounds always being s****. I recalled Didi Hamann, when he moved to Liverpool, saying something along the lines of "Liverpool is a proper football club, they have a real training ground!"

w*****.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Menace on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:23:40 pm
So potentially 3 coming in on deadline day?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: sh74 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:23:50 pm
I think he’s crying.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Tribesman on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:24:09 pm
Bet he was impressed with the paddling pool.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Village Idiot on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:26:49 pm
Tbf Luque was unplayable before you signed him. A white Ronaldinho.

It has surfaced over the years that he had s**** professionalism, so I think he can only blame himself for not living up to those Depor years.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: NEEJ on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:27:04 pm
Bet he was impressed with the paddling pool.
I hear it was the fantastic borehole that swung it.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Greg on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:29:16 pm
Did Shepherd ever put money into the training facilities? I seem to remember our training grounds always being s****. I recalled Didi Hamann, when he moved to Liverpool, saying something along the lines of "Liverpool is a proper football club, they have a real training ground!"

w*****.

Well yes under him the club built / converted the current one and built the academy in 2003 (so well after Didi Hamman left) before that is was a joke of training in various other facilities the club didn't own. But it was in the main conversion with a few new bits added on not a new build facility after plans to build one in the east end of the city were scrapped due to environmental constraints.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: NEEJ on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:29:26 pm
Tbf Luque was unplayable before you signed him. A white Ronaldinho.

It has surfaced over the years that he had s**** professionalism, so I think he can only blame himself for not living up to those Depor years.
He did basically rip his hamstring in half on his 2nd start like, that didn't help. :lol:
I heard he learned minimal English during his time here though, such a waste in the end. I was convinced he'd be a phenomenon.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:30:02 pm
Ashley must be foaming that no club’s come in with a £22n offer for him.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: NEEJ on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:31:39 pm
Did Shepherd ever put money into the training facilities? I seem to remember our training grounds always being s****. I recalled Didi Hamann, when he moved to Liverpool, saying something along the lines of "Liverpool is a proper football club, they have a real training ground!"

w*****.

Well yes under him the club built / converted the current one and built the academy in 2003 (so well after Didi Hamman left) before that is was a joke of training in various other facilities the club didn't own. But it was in the main conversion with a few new bits added on not a new build facility after plans to build one in the east end of the city were scrapped due to environmental constraints.
The east end site was where Walker School has ended up, wasn't it?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Greg on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:32:45 pm
Did Shepherd ever put money into the training facilities? I seem to remember our training grounds always being s****. I recalled Didi Hamann, when he moved to Liverpool, saying something along the lines of "Liverpool is a proper football club, they have a real training ground!"

w*****.

Well yes under him the club built / converted the current one and built the academy in 2003 (so well after Didi Hamman left) before that is was a joke of training in various other facilities the club didn't own. But it was in the main conversion with a few new bits added on not a new build facility after plans to build one in the east end of the city were scrapped due to environmental constraints.
The east end site was where Walker School has ended up, wasn't it?

No idea where Walker School is I'm afraid - tend not to head that way unless I have to.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: NEEJ on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:34:01 pm
Did Shepherd ever put money into the training facilities? I seem to remember our training grounds always being s****. I recalled Didi Hamann, when he moved to Liverpool, saying something along the lines of "Liverpool is a proper football club, they have a real training ground!"

w*****.

Well yes under him the club built / converted the current one and built the academy in 2003 (so well after Didi Hamman left) before that is was a joke of training in various other facilities the club didn't own. But it was in the main conversion with a few new bits added on not a new build facility after plans to build one in the east end of the city were scrapped due to environmental constraints.
The east end site was where Walker School has ended up, wasn't it?

No idea where Walker School is I'm afraid - tend not to head that way unless I have to.
:lol: f*** off.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: number9shirt on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:34:26 pm
Looking forward to deadline day. Almiron, Blank double deal.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Greg on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:36:23 pm
Did Shepherd ever put money into the training facilities? I seem to remember our training grounds always being s****. I recalled Didi Hamann, when he moved to Liverpool, saying something along the lines of "Liverpool is a proper football club, they have a real training ground!"

w*****.

Well yes under him the club built / converted the current one and built the academy in 2003 (so well after Didi Hamman left) before that is was a joke of training in various other facilities the club didn't own. But it was in the main conversion with a few new bits added on not a new build facility after plans to build one in the east end of the city were scrapped due to environmental constraints.
The east end site was where Walker School has ended up, wasn't it?

No idea where Walker School is I'm afraid - tend not to head that way unless I have to.
:lol: f*** off.

:lol: sorry.

Not the natural habitat of someone from Gosforth.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:37:18 pm
Looking forward to deadline day. Almiron, Blank double deal.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAeTf8px0mE
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 06:45:02 pm
Don’t show him the training ground FFS.


He has already seen Blob meanwhile the rest are outside practicing free kicks.













(https://thumbs.gfycat.com/ScientificAlarmedEmperorpenguin-size_restricted.gif)
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: cubaricho on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 07:35:44 pm
High schools in the USA have better training grounds than we do

This is sadly true.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: thomas on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 07:36:42 pm
Some of Texas's high school football team facilities are better than half the PL tbf :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: HTT on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 07:42:03 pm

f***ing hell Christopher Reeve has put the beef on since retiring as Superman.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: LionOfGosforth on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 07:42:27 pm
/photo/1

Can't believe they showed up in that s*** minivan again  :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Village Idiot on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 07:44:54 pm
Photo of him getting off the chopper.

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyKqJbGWkAAYVug.jpg:large)




I zoomed in for you guys:

(https://i.imgur.com/LCavoFa.png)



That huge orange headless torso will haunt my dreams now. :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Greg on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 07:48:08 pm
How is a £50k Merc a s*** minivan?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Mikky on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 07:48:24 pm

f***ing hell Christopher Reeve has put the beef on since retiring as Superman.

Sadly not true
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: HTT on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 07:54:20 pm
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Can't believe they showed up in that s*** minivan again  :lol:

It’s the best Uber provide.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: OCK on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 07:55:34 pm
How is a £50k Merc a s*** minivan?

Mate, I drive a Nissan Note. What would you know about style.  :memeyeah:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: LionOfGosforth on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 07:58:35 pm
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Can't believe they showed up in that s*** minivan again  :lol:

It’s the best Uber provide.

Dunno, just think a grubby looking minivan, Merc or not, with club stooges and probably Monster Munch and Chewitt wrappers on the floor is a pretty crap first impression. It's not like he has an entourage and 40 suitcases with him FFS  :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: chopey on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:00:20 pm
I'll accept nothing else but a hatrick against Spurs from our record signing even if he only plays the last 10 mins.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: NE27 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:13:35 pm
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Can't believe they showed up in that s*** minivan again  :lol:

It’s the best Uber provide.

Dunno, just think a grubby looking minivan, Merc or not, with club stooges and probably Monster Munch and Chewitt wrappers on the floor is a pretty crap first impression. It's not like he has an entourage and 40 suitcases with him FFS  :lol:

This killed me for some reason  :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Scoot on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:17:31 pm
Atlanta’s training facility is fantastic. God only knows how he reacted to seeing ours.

He's probably ran away and not signing anymore.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: joeyt on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:19:22 pm
Delighted we're signing someone from [Atlanta United]

(https://external-preview.redd.it/Anj3vzXT7S_MsEeyWhR97Sn9AnGhkApMQI4NBf_fneU.jpg?auto=webp&s=c5b610dd710657d301f6fe13526aa8d519a7adc0)
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: chopey on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:20:04 pm
Atlanta’s training facility is fantastic. God only knows how he reacted to seeing ours.

Reminds me of when Bombers daughter first sees the hut "Its nice they give you somewhere to hang out before you get to your real home."
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: thomas on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:20:15 pm
Atlanta’s training facility is fantastic. God only knows how he reacted to seeing ours.

He's probably ran away and not signing anymore.
It has taken a suspiciously long time ... Can officially call this one OFF.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:22:00 pm
Atlanta’s training facility is fantastic. God only knows how he reacted to seeing ours.

He's probably ran away and not signing anymore.
It has taken a suspiciously long time ... Can officially call this one OFF.

Were saying it will be finalised tomorrow on SSN.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: George Bailey on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:23:13 pm
Atlanta’s training facility is fantastic. God only knows how he reacted to seeing ours.

He's probably ran away and not signing anymore.
It has taken a suspiciously long time ... Can officially call this one OFF.

Were saying it will be finalised tomorrow on SSN.
In the hope of a late swoop by another club...
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: xLiaaamx on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:23:44 pm
Urgh. I hate one's that rumble on. And that means he can't train with the squad yet either.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:25:19 pm
We probably won't announce it until tomorrow late afternoon. Club trying to soften the blow of a very bad transfer window in general, trying to make it look like a good ending, "oooh look at us we broke the transfer record, be happy" Pathetic! And many fans will just lap it up..
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Scotty66 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:34:33 pm
Who was it that took days for us to announce?

It literally killed the buzz and was just a partridge shrug when it finally got announced  :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Disco on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:36:26 pm
Do MLS release transfer deets as they do playing wages?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: manorpark on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:40:55 pm
So, we have finally "broken our transfer record" !

At the time we bought Michael Owen, had Almiron been around then, how much would he have been worth in the transfer market, I wonder?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Shearergol on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:45:18 pm
So, we have finally "broken our transfer record" !

At the time we bought Michael Owen, had Almiron been around then, how much would he have been worth in the transfer market, I wonder?

£1.74m
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:50:12 pm
£9-10m?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: bhoywhonder on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:53:11 pm
So, we have finally "broken our transfer record" !

At the time we bought Michael Owen, had Almiron been around then, how much would he have been worth in the transfer market, I wonder?

He was around, but he was only about 9 years old. Sunderland might have been interested....
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: jdckelly on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:55:23 pm
sorry if this has been answered already but does he need a work permit?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Manxst on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:55:24 pm
Urgh. I hate one's that rumble on. And that means he can't train with the squad yet either.

But think of the days wage we’ve saved, man!
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: manorpark on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:55:48 pm
£9-10m?


I would have thought a LOT less than that!

What is the world transfer record now (at this date, while we are buying Almiron) and remember that a few years earlier it was £15 Million for Alan Shearer.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Willow on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:55:54 pm
So, we have finally "broken our transfer record" !

At the time we bought Michael Owen, had Almiron been around then, how much would he have been worth in the transfer market, I wonder?

He was around, but he was only about 9 years old. Sunderland might have been interested....

:lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Kid Icarus on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:57:32 pm
£20m adjusted for inflation was £13.6m in 2005. Conversely £16m in 2005 would be £23.4m now. Obviously all of that is outside of UK football's own economy.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: manorpark on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:58:02 pm
So, we have finally "broken our transfer record" !

At the time we bought Michael Owen, had Almiron been around then, how much would he have been worth in the transfer market, I wonder?

£1.74m

Yes, that would be about right, possibly even less.

just shows the "actual worth" of our new transfer record breaking buy.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: sugoinufc on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 08:59:05 pm
he looks like my kind of player...
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: xLiaaamx on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:04:40 pm
There's is no f***ing way he'd be worth less than 10% of his current fee in 2005, that would have made Albert Luque a £90 million player now.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Kasper on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:07:24 pm
New footage from Almiron's first visit to the training ground

(https://i.imgur.com/OzK9OmD.gif)
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Pixelphish on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:08:41 pm
:lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:08:43 pm
:lol: Class that, Kasper. ffs
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Shearergol on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:09:07 pm
There's is no f***ing way he'd be worth less than 10% of his current fee in 2005, that would have made Albert Luque a £90 million player now.

Emre was £4m that year so probably around that.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ian W on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:09:20 pm
Jos is running a bit too fast IMO.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Ikon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:09:38 pm
New footage from Almiron's first visit to the training ground

(https://i.imgur.com/OzK9OmD.gif)

Kasper :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: NobbyOhNobby on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:09:47 pm
New footage from Almiron's first visit to the training ground

(https://i.imgur.com/OzK9OmD.gif)
🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: chopey on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:10:54 pm
 ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:13:14 pm
So, we have finally "broken our transfer record" !

At the time we bought Michael Owen, had Almiron been around then, how much would he have been worth in the transfer market, I wonder?

£1.74m

Yes, that would be about right, possibly even less.

just shows the "actual worth" of our new transfer record breaking buy.

https://www.football365.com/news/every-20m-signing-ever-made-by-a-premier-league-club

That’s 18 months old but there were only 14 signings made in Premier League history by clubs outside the top 6, and half were Everton. That’s probably doubled now but I’d say £8-10m.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: reefatoon on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:21:02 pm
 :lol: :lol: Christ that looks just like the real Joselu.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 09:46:22 pm
New footage from Almiron's first visit to the training ground

(https://i.imgur.com/OzK9OmD.gif)

:lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: cubaricho on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 10:21:53 pm
New footage from Almiron's first visit to the training ground

(https://i.imgur.com/OzK9OmD.gif)

:spit: :mackems:

Holy s***.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Scoot on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 10:22:15 pm
New footage from Almiron's first visit to the training ground

(https://i.imgur.com/OzK9OmD.gif)

 :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 10:22:25 pm
When is this being announced?!
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: madras on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 10:23:34 pm
When is this being announced?!

When he fails his medical.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: chopey on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 10:30:01 pm
I'm sick of these ill informed pundits saying Almiron will fit into our system of long ball from the keeper to Rondon and he catches the knock downs, even last night we play the ball out from the back and hit cross field balls to Rondon so multiple players can be brought into play, I'm convinced these pundits only watch the games they pundit on even though its their job to know football across multiple leagues.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: madras on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 10:34:09 pm
I'm sick of these ill informed pundits saying Almiron will fit into our system of long ball from the keeper to Rondon and he catches the knock downs, even last night we play the ball out from the back and hit cross field balls to Rondon so multiple players can be brought into play, I'm convinced these pundits only watch the games they pundit on even though its their job to know football across multiple leagues.
I haven't read stuff like that but plenty about him suiting a counter attacking strategy. Not so much a long ball to Rondon but a quick break out.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 10:46:39 pm
New footage from Almiron's first visit to the training ground

(https://i.imgur.com/OzK9OmD.gif)

:clap::clap::clap:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Carlito on Wednesday 30 January 2019, 10:49:41 pm
New footage from Almiron's first visit to the training ground

(https://i.imgur.com/OzK9OmD.gif)

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Thursday 31 January 2019, 12:14:45 am
I'm sick of these ill informed pundits saying Almiron will fit into our system of long ball from the keeper to Rondon and he catches the knock downs, even last night we play the ball out from the back and hit cross field balls to Rondon so multiple players can be brought into play, I'm convinced these pundits only watch the games they pundit on even though its their job to know football across multiple leagues.
I haven't read stuff like that but plenty about him suiting a counter attacking strategy. Not so much a long ball to Rondon but a quick break out.

As well being a player who can pick the ball up in midfield and run straight down the center of the pitch with it.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:05:05 am
That gif gets better with every viewing, Joselu's gormless looking face is perfect :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: nemtizz on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:59:30 am
?s=21

Nice little thread on him.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Zero on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:30:09 am
I am not so sure about the impact he could make as our no.10.  However he should be able to play as a winger in any case.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:37:18 am
I am not so sure about the impact he could make as our no.10.  However he should be able to play as a winger in any case.

explain?  if he replicates what he was doing in the MLS in our system i'd suggest it would be exactly what we've needed for ages, a player that can take people on through the middle and transition the play for us
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Darth Crooks on Thursday 31 January 2019, 07:12:39 am
Pace was sorely needed. We break pretty well.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: jackyboy on Thursday 31 January 2019, 08:23:28 am
Brilliant that. How do I send it to someone?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: NEEJ on Thursday 31 January 2019, 09:13:35 am
Brilliant that. How do I send it to someone?
?s=19
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Disco on Thursday 31 January 2019, 09:23:58 am
Hearing rewmers coming from English Wearside they’re burning their old Paraguay shirts in protest at the arrival of this lad.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: 1964 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 09:28:00 am
Hearing rewmers coming from English Wearside they’re burning their old Paraguay shirts in protest at the arrival of this lad.
And wrongly attacking paraplegics
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Astroblack on Thursday 31 January 2019, 09:47:12 am
  :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: jdckelly on Thursday 31 January 2019, 10:38:37 am
sky saying this is pretty much done just need to complete formalities
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Stifleaay on Thursday 31 January 2019, 10:42:27 am
sky saying this is pretty much done just need to complete formalities
I think they’ll be waiting for a work permit to be completed first.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Gorilla on Thursday 31 January 2019, 10:56:42 am
sky saying this is pretty much done just need to complete formalities
I think they’ll be waiting for a work permit to be completed first.
Or murphy to go out on loan
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Wilson on Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:11:14 am
:lol:

Aye imagine, "back to America you go, thanks for your time but we couldn't shift Murphy...sorry but our hands are tied"
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: TBG on Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:15:44 am
I'd imagine we're just stuck on hold with our bank. That sort of money leaving our account surely gets flagged up as fraudulent.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Bimpy474 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:20:03 am
Every time we do this, trying to work why it's taking so long  :lol:

It's just how we do things, it'll be fine.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Stifleaay on Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:24:21 am
Talk Sport have said it’s due to the time difference in Atlanta. We are waiting for them to complete their side and of course everyone is still asleep there.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Bimpy474 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:26:12 am
Talk Sport have said it’s due to the time difference in Atlanta. We are waiting for them to complete their side and of course everyone is still asleep there.

That and we're still trying to work why nothing is coming out of our fax machine.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Darth Crooks on Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:26:18 am
Might be cuz Atlanta is under the sea all that and they are busy having sex with fish or what have you.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: sh74 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:26:38 am
Wonder how long it will be till he gets booed and called a soft south american puff.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Bimpy474 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:28:09 am
New footage from Almiron's first visit to the training ground

(https://i.imgur.com/OzK9OmD.gif)

 :spit:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: steve_69 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:28:16 am
Wonder how long it will be till he gets booed and called a soft south american puff.

If he runs himself into corners, constantly throws himself on the ground, gets shrugged off the ball like an 8 year old girl and moans at the ref when any decision doesn't go his way, not very long
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: joeyt on Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:28:20 am
I was under the asuncion that the deal was all done and dusted
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: frankpingel on Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:36:11 am
If they're just waiting to announce it simultaneously with Atlanta then its probably going to be mid afternoon?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Paully on Thursday 31 January 2019, 12:15:16 pm
My mate who used to have a NUFC season ticket now lives in Atlanta and has a season ticket for them has raved about this lad for ages!
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Sho'Time on Thursday 31 January 2019, 12:16:03 pm
The next Santiago Munez IYAM.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Wilson on Thursday 31 January 2019, 12:40:20 pm
My mate who used to have a NUFC season ticket now lives in Atlanta and has a season ticket for them has raved about this lad for ages!

A-L-M-I-R-O-N
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Yorkie on Thursday 31 January 2019, 12:46:58 pm
16
23
27
28
31-35
38-40

... available numbers before we're into bants territory.

Sweepstake?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Astroblack on Thursday 31 January 2019, 12:50:21 pm
23
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Super Duper Branko Strupar on Thursday 31 January 2019, 12:54:02 pm
38-40
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: George Bailey on Thursday 31 January 2019, 12:56:49 pm
sweet 16
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Kid Icarus on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:01:52 pm
They're all disgusting, but I'd go for 16 or 23.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Gorilla on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:05:35 pm
Surely he'll take Murphy's number.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: hoppaz on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:07:14 pm
23 is Barreca's gan off his photo holding the shirt
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Collage on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:07:57 pm
-Can you ask the guy who has #10 to give it up please?
-Out of the question, it’s Mo Diame.
-Please accept my sincere apologies.

He should give it up tbf.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Kanji on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:08:50 pm
16 or 28
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Yorkie on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:10:02 pm
Am I right in thinking that, if one player has already been registered with a number at the start of a given season, nobody else can take that number - even if the initial player vacates?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Gorilla on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:11:56 pm
Am I right in thinking that, if one player has already been registered with a number at the start of a given season, nobody else can take that number - even if the initial player vacates?
I have no idea.  Sounds like a pointless rule though so you are probably correct.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:16:41 pm
16. Barreca's got 23.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: La Parka on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:18:36 pm
We didn't retire 23 when ameobi left? :(
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:26:49 pm
We didn't retire 23 when ameobi left? :(

Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Wilson on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:28:20 pm
:lol: f***s sake.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: TBG on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:29:18 pm
:lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Bimpy474 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:30:58 pm
 :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: plenum on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:34:54 pm
Thought his surname was Almiròn?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:35:44 pm
They're all disgusting, but I'd go for 16 or 23.

:lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:41:30 pm
He is settling in well...

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyKZ44BXgAE1c_s.jpg:large)
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Disco on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:42:57 pm
:lol::lol: Not sure if  head is small or really far away from hand.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: STM on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:43:31 pm
The lips are perfect for someone talking with a tab in their mouth. :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:44:56 pm
He is settling in well...

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyKZ44BXgAE1c_s.jpg:large)

Didn't realize he was related to Barnesy
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:45:47 pm
The lips are perfect for someone talking with a tab in their mouth. :lol:

And the skin heed chav look  :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: RodneyCisse on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:45:58 pm
37
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: LRD on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:49:35 pm
He is settling in well...

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyKZ44BXgAE1c_s.jpg:large)

Miguel "E.T." Almiron
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Jimburst on Thursday 31 January 2019, 01:50:26 pm
:lol: this thread is decent. Love anything to do with Shola
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: The Little Waster on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:02:49 pm
https://youtu.be/f6sR9R3k_kA

Apologies but he looks like ...
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Toon No9 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:07:58 pm
Think he will take no 7 or 14.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:10:51 pm
Title: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: pinkeye on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:12:52 pm
Come on man!!  It is 9:12am in Atlanta now, surely we can have this one announced to take away the fear that it is going to fall through for some bizarre reason or other!

Edit, see post above doh!
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Yorkie on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:14:13 pm
We didn't retire 23 when ameobi left? :(


:lol:

He is settling in well...

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyKZ44BXgAE1c_s.jpg:large)

:lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: sh74 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:25:31 pm
This c*** signed yet?
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:26:30 pm
This c*** signed yet?

 :lol:

Just doing a quick toon pub crawl..currently in the crown posada.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: triggs on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:26:47 pm
Wonder how long it will be till he gets booed and called a soft south american puff.
South Americans outside Brazil are generally hard as nails tbf
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: triggs on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:28:08 pm
We didn't retire 23 when ameobi left? :(

:lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: marki on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:29:07 pm
should double our money on this guy if he can produce anywhere near what he,s done for atlanta..good business :lol:
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: 54 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:31:03 pm
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: The Prophet on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:31:20 pm
Can't wait to boo and hoy loaves of Chipa at him when he misplaces his first pass.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Teasy on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:32:30 pm
https://www.nufc.co.uk/news/latest-news/magpies-complete-almiron-signing

Undisclosed fee..
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: frankpingel on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:33:08 pm
Mid afternoon as they predicted.
Title: Re: Chronicle: Miguel Almirón in Newcastle to have medical ahead of permanent move
Post by: Unlucky Luque on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:33:09 pm
Confirmed on .cock. Undisclosed fee. Will wear no. 24
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: joeyt on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:33:39 pm
Nee mention of it breaking the record
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: RodneyCisse on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:34:00 pm
Is that video a p*ss take  :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: thomas on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:34:25 pm
Quote
"I’m very happy and eager to start and to meet my new team mates," Almirón told NUFC TV. "The league is very competitive, this is a historic club, and Rafa Benitez himself were the main reasons why I am here now.
Just waiting on summer now :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: marki on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:35:44 pm
what could possibly go wrong
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Yorkie on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:36:28 pm
16
23
27
28
31-35
38-40

... available numbers before we're into bants territory.

Sweepstake?

It was the one I somehow missed. Another canny day being a walloper called Yorkie.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: RodneyCisse on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:38:43 pm
It’ll be a pleasure to see him in a Liverpool shirt
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:40:01 pm
 :frantic:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: GeordieDazzler on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:40:20 pm
Nee mention of it breaking the record

Journos say 21m, Atlanta say MLS record fee
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: jdckelly on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:42:12 pm
neat
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Disco on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:42:13 pm
Scenes outside the Grainger market:

(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-RDynahtK0SI/U73wfZAmhfI/AAAAAAAAAss/UV8oljz2uek/s1600/body+painting2.jpg)

Quote from: local drunks
And dream of para-para-Paraguay
Para-para-Paraguay
Para-para-Paraguay
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: marki on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:43:07 pm
i would normally feel over the moon with this type of signing but all the bad s*** surrounding this club just outweigh any good
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: geordie_b on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:43:14 pm
Weird seeing the 24 shirt again
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: TRon on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:44:45 pm
Says everything about Ashley's wearing down of the fans hopes that a record signing is now received more with relief than genuine excitement.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HTT on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:45:40 pm
f***ing hell...

Even my car has decided to take a transfer window bath after this signing!

(http://i66.tinypic.com/ubtq1.jpg)

Might have one myself :D

Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Menace on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:46:30 pm
Ok but what's that gotta do with Almiron fella
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: nemtizz on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:47:09 pm
#24

Diame should give his number up, ffs.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: TooonDoom on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:47:31 pm

That is fantastic😂
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: thomas on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:48:03 pm
Get Newcastle twinned with Atlanta. I'm officially on the Five Stripes bandwagon now.
We are! We're Sister Cities already!! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_twin_towns_and_sister_cities_in_England#Tyne_and_Wear
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Wilson on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:48:52 pm
i would normally feel over the moon with this type of signing but all the bad s*** surrounding this club just outweigh any good

Was about to type pretty much this.

Club will milk this as well.  Can't wait to have Rio et al throw it in our face 2 year down the line when it's still our most recent signing.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Gorilla on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:49:35 pm
Still don't understand how they have done this.  Makes no sense.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: marki on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:49:41 pm
should win a few pens with that pace
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: jdckelly on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:49:47 pm
#24

Diame should give his number up, ffs.
pretty sure unless a player leaves theres no way to free up a number mid-season
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:52:53 pm
.co.uk man..can't even read the story, link takes you to hosting the 2021 rugby league world cup.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: RodneyCisse on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:54:16 pm
Has anyone had 24 since tiote?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: frankpingel on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:54:38 pm
Just feels nice to sign a player for whom I expect to get some enjoyment watching.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: LRD on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:56:06 pm
Has anyone had 24 since tiote?

Saivet.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Anderson on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:56:25 pm
Can't believe they've gone for the fairly low-key 'undisclosed'. Was expecting 'CLUB RECORD SIGNING' to be rammed down our throats multiple times. :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Gorilla on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:57:46 pm
Can't believe they've gone for the fairly low-key 'undisclosed'. Was expecting 'CLUB RECORD SIGNING' to be rammed down our throats multiple times. :lol:
Probably told the bank the loan was for a Home Improvements so can't say.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Gallowgate Toon on Thursday 31 January 2019, 02:58:47 pm
Nice to sign a player on the up - could be really important for him to start fast. Looking forward to seeing him, like.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: GeordieDazzler on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:00:46 pm
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Wilson on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:01:49 pm
Quote
Newcastle managing director Lee Charnley has thanked Rafa Benitez for his patience with the club's pursuit of Miguel Almiron.

“He is a player who Rafa has wanted for a year and I appreciate he has had to wait longer than he would have liked. I would like to thank Rafa for his patience in waiting for a player he has coveted for so long.

“Given Miguel’s performances both in MLS and for his country, it was a question of when Atlanta United were prepared to sell him and, when they were, achieving a deal that made financial sense for us."

I hate this club.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Aiston on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:03:10 pm
Useless t*** doesn't even know English.
Title: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: pinkeye on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:03:23 pm
I sent a mail to my friend in Atlanta to confirm the news about Almiron...  here is his reply...

Yes, I’ve been following it closely.     I’m curious as to how he does.     He had a lot of great players around him in ATL, compared to most of MLS.    It’s certainly not the same situation in Newcastle.     I’m pretty confident he’ll make a difference.    No one works harder.

Saturday at Spurs will be on TV here.   Do you think he’ll get on the field?


Really looking forward to seeing him play!!
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Crumpy Gunt on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:06:58 pm
Not even a defender...

I'm impressed.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Doctor Zaius on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:07:14 pm
f***ing hell...

Even my car has decided to take a transfer window bath after this signing!

(http://i66.tinypic.com/ubtq1.jpg)

Might have one myself :D



Weird flex but ok
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: TRon on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:07:56 pm
Quote
Newcastle managing director Lee Charnley has thanked Rafa Benitez for his patience with the club's pursuit of Miguel Almiron.

“He is a player who Rafa has wanted for a year and I appreciate he has had to wait longer than he would have liked. I would like to thank Rafa for his patience in waiting for a player he has coveted for so long.

“Given Miguel’s performances both in MLS and for his country, it was a question of when Atlanta United were prepared to sell him and, when they were, achieving a deal that made financial sense for us."

I hate this club.

If I'd made Rafa wait for a year to sign a player, I wouldn't advertise it. Useless t***.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Charlies on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:12:13 pm
?s=20
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Stottie on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:32:57 pm
Scenes outside the Grainger market:

(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-RDynahtK0SI/U73wfZAmhfI/AAAAAAAAAss/UV8oljz2uek/s1600/body+painting2.jpg)

Quote from: local drunks
And dream of para-para-Paraguay
Para-para-Paraguay
Para-para-Paraguay
:notbad:

Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Kanji on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:33:41 pm
I'm pretty damn excited right now. I think he's exactly what we've lacked for far too long.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Stifleaay on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:38:56 pm
Get Newcastle twinned with Atlanta. I'm officially on the Five Stripes bandwagon now.
We are! We're Sister Cities already!! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_twin_towns_and_sister_cities_in_England#Tyne_and_Wear
Going to drink Coca Cola solidly for a week now.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: STM on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:40:20 pm
So basically Charnley is saying "He finally became cheap enough." And "Rafa please stay."
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Disco on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:41:26 pm
Get Newcastle twinned with Atlanta. I'm officially on the Five Stripes bandwagon now.
We are! We're Sister Cities already!! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_twin_towns_and_sister_cities_in_England#Tyne_and_Wear
Going to drink Coka Cola solidly for a week now.

:mung:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Kid Icarus on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:52:07 pm
It's doing my head in trying to work out who he reminds me of. Could be Maggie's one eye browed nemesis in The Simpsons, but I'm sure there's a much better one.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: RodneyCisse on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:55:51 pm
(https://sortitoutsi.net/uploads/face/79024232.png)

He 100% looks like someone or something.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Thursday 31 January 2019, 03:59:07 pm
The MLS are normally open with salaries, Will they confirm the fee paid?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: thomas on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:05:31 pm
(https://sortitoutsi.net/uploads/face/79024232.png)

He 100% looks like someone or something.
It's the nearly symmetrical face. It triggers anxiety in the brain like seeing a bear galloping towards you or a child handling a chainsaw.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: joeyt on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:15:14 pm
?s=19
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: James on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:16:30 pm
Still not a club record then :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:16:59 pm
(https://sortitoutsi.net/uploads/face/79024232.png)

He 100% looks like someone or something.

He's so f***ing beautiful. Get one of these for one of the flag displays.

(https://i.imgur.com/4GP62ir.gif)
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Darth Crooks on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:17:21 pm
(https://sortitoutsi.net/uploads/face/79024232.png)

He 100% looks like someone or something.

He looks like those pics when you mirror one side of someones face.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: quayside on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:25:31 pm
Still not a club record then :lol:

Hurtful rumours basically  ;)
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: thomas on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:26:18 pm
Charnleys "made financial sense" comment itself making more sense in that context :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: 54 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:26:36 pm
No going to be able to play on Saturday due to Visa reasons supposedly.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Ameritoon on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:27:07 pm
The MLS are normally open with salaries, Will they confirm the fee paid?

Don't think so, they're usually pretty tight-lipped about outgoing transfers. Might be more willing leak this one as it's a record and generally a pretty huge step for the league.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Ketsbaia on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:37:24 pm
If he's even half of Ben Arfa, we're in for a special time.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: James on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:39:57 pm
A quarter of Laurent Robert > half a Ben Arfa
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Ikon on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:40:16 pm
It's just one player, but could make a massive difference having one player on the pitch who can actually run and control a ball at the same time. Fingers crossed that he doesn't take too long to adapt.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: summerof69 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:41:32 pm
https://youtu.be/kmM4T5UPZ5A
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:50:51 pm
Scenes outside the Grainger market:

(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-RDynahtK0SI/U73wfZAmhfI/AAAAAAAAAss/UV8oljz2uek/s1600/body+painting2.jpg)

Quote from: local drunks
And dream of para-para-Paraguay
Para-para-Paraguay
Para-para-Paraguay

how do you crop a photo and stick it in here, dude on the bottom left of this :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: madras on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:51:44 pm
Scenes outside the Grainger market:

(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-RDynahtK0SI/U73wfZAmhfI/AAAAAAAAAss/UV8oljz2uek/s1600/body+painting2.jpg)

Quote from: local drunks
And dream of para-para-Paraguay
Para-para-Paraguay
Para-para-Paraguay

how do you crop a photo and stick it in here, dude on the bottom left of this :lol:
There's someone else in that pic ?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Ikon on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:53:36 pm
https://youtu.be/kmM4T5UPZ5A

Oh, a decent American :thup:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:53:43 pm
It's doing my head in trying to work out who he reminds me of. Could be Maggie's one eye browed nemesis in The Simpsons, but I'm sure there's a much better one.

the mcpoyles
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: TRon on Thursday 31 January 2019, 04:55:17 pm
It's doing my head in trying to work out who he reminds me of. Could be Maggie's one eye browed nemesis in The Simpsons, but I'm sure there's a much better one.

(https://i.pinimg.com/originals/fb/27/35/fb2735ecd3fb5ef20fe166de60485fba.jpg)
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: shakey jake on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:02:21 pm
I’m really excited about this lad even though I’ve never seen him play. Did he turn down others to come here? If not why were no one else in for him?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:02:58 pm
I’m really excited about this lad even though I’ve never seen him play. Did he turn down others to come here? If not why were no one else in for him?

Because of what Atlanta were asking for him I think.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Ikon on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:03:38 pm
Plus he wants game time.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:04:21 pm
I’m really excited about this lad even though I’ve never seen him play. Did he turn down others to come here? If not why were no one else in for him?

Because of what Atlanta were asking for him I think.

Why were we in for him then? :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:05:06 pm
I’m really excited about this lad even though I’ve never seen him play. Did he turn down others to come here? If not why were no one else in for him?

Because of what Atlanta were asking for him I think.

Why were we in for him then? :lol:

Because Rafa wanted him and has done for quite a while.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:06:02 pm
I’m really excited about this lad even though I’ve never seen him play. Did he turn down others to come here? If not why were no one else in for him?

Because of what Atlanta were asking for him I think.

Why were we in for him then? :lol:

Because Rafa wanted him and has done for quite a while.

I meant Ashley lol.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: madras on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:06:30 pm
Does he speak English ? Been at Atlanta since 2016 but translator being used today.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:07:46 pm
I’m really excited about this lad even though I’ve never seen him play. Did he turn down others to come here? If not why were no one else in for him?

Because of what Atlanta were asking for him I think.

Why were we in for him then? :lol:

Because Rafa wanted him and has done for quite a while.

I meant Ashley lol.

Can apply the same logic. Don't want to negate any of my or any others' excitement over watching him play but it's a last ditch attempt to placate Rafa paid for with a loan from Barclays.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta
Post by: Sho'Time on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:13:02 pm
Does he speak English ? Been at Atlanta since 2016 but translator being used today.

Apparently English is OK but not great. However if he wants to step up here Rafa will be grilling him to learn and in the interim both he and a fair amount of our squad members speak Spanish so he'll be fine.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta
Post by: Sho'Time on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:15:06 pm
I’m really excited about this lad even though I’ve never seen him play. Did he turn down others to come here? If not why were no one else in for him?

Because of what Atlanta were asking for him I think.

Why were we in for him then? :lol:

Because Rafa wanted him and has done for quite a while.

I meant Ashley lol.

Can apply the same logic. Don't want to negate any of my or any others' excitement over watching him play but it's a last ditch attempt to placate Rafa paid for with a loan from Barclays.

This is where my head's at. As exciting as it is, this is only exciting because of our history in windows and the extremely low bar that Ashley has set us and (most importantly) you know nothing has really changed and this is exactly what you've just said in bold.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:17:08 pm
Quote
Newcastle managing director Lee Charnley has thanked Rafa Benitez for his patience with the club's pursuit of Miguel Almiron.

“Given Miguel’s performances both in MLS and for his country, it was a question of when Atlanta United were prepared to sell him and, when they were, achieving a deal that made financial sense for us."


You’re my boy, Lee.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Wilson on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:17:22 pm
Is the Barclays thing real like?  If so....why :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:17:38 pm
I’m really excited about this lad even though I’ve never seen him play. Did he turn down others to come here? If not why were no one else in for him?

Because of what Atlanta were asking for him I think.

Why were we in for him then? :lol:

Because Rafa wanted him and has done for quite a while.

I meant Ashley lol.

Can apply the same logic. Don't want to negate any of my or any others' excitement over watching him play but it's a last ditch attempt to placate Rafa paid for with a loan from Barclays.

This is where my head's at. As exciting as it is, this is only exciting because of our history in windows and the extremely low bar that Ashley has set us and (most importantly) you know nothing has really changed and this is exactly what you've just said in bold.

Really looking forward to all of the games next month which is a great feeling to have back when you look at how we all felt between losing to Watford and the win v Man City coupled with news of Almiron on his way over. Can't wait to see the lad play, but the fat c*** is still in charge and still chokes the club. It's so weird. :lol: These are my feelings about it all, anyway.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta
Post by: Sho'Time on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:21:25 pm
I’m really excited about this lad even though I’ve never seen him play. Did he turn down others to come here? If not why were no one else in for him?

Because of what Atlanta were asking for him I think.

Why were we in for him then? :lol:

Because Rafa wanted him and has done for quite a while.

I meant Ashley lol.

Can apply the same logic. Don't want to negate any of my or any others' excitement over watching him play but it's a last ditch attempt to placate Rafa paid for with a loan from Barclays.

This is where my head's at. As exciting as it is, this is only exciting because of our history in windows and the extremely low bar that Ashley has set us and (most importantly) you know nothing has really changed and this is exactly what you've just said in bold.

Really looking forward to all of the games next month which is a great feeling to have back when you look at how we all felt between losing to Watford and the win v Man City coupled with news of Almiron on his way over. Can't wait to see the lad play, but the fat c*** is still in charge and still chokes the club. It's so weird. :lol: These are my feelings about it all, anyway.

Don't worry too much about it, after the summer with Rafa gone another alleged 'takeover' collapse you'll be back to hating the club you love. :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:36:04 pm
I’m really excited about this lad even though I’ve never seen him play. Did he turn down others to come here? If not why were no one else in for him?

Because of what Atlanta were asking for him I think.

Why were we in for him then? :lol:

Because Rafa wanted him and has done for quite a while.

I meant Ashley lol.

Can apply the same logic. Don't want to negate any of my or any others' excitement over watching him play but it's a last ditch attempt to placate Rafa paid for with a loan from Barclays.

This is where my head's at. As exciting as it is, this is only exciting because of our history in windows and the extremely low bar that Ashley has set us and (most importantly) you know nothing has really changed and this is exactly what you've just said in bold.

Really looking forward to all of the games next month which is a great feeling to have back when you look at how we all felt between losing to Watford and the win v Man City coupled with news of Almiron on his way over. Can't wait to see the lad play, but the fat c*** is still in charge and still chokes the club. It's so weird. :lol: These are my feelings about it all, anyway.

Don't worry too much about it, after the summer with Rafa gone another alleged 'takeover' collapse you'll be back to hating the club you love. :lol:

:lol:

Well if that turns out to be the case better make the most of the rest of this season then, eh?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Kasper on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:41:34 pm
Absolutely Miguel, all our new signings do this.

(https://i.imgur.com/MgxN9m7.gif)
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Elric on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:49:52 pm
f***ing hell :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HTT on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:51:39 pm
Gonna refrain from watching clips of him, sounds like an exciting player though and I’m hoping being Mexican he’ll be a rough little b******.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: gdm on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:52:41 pm
Not available for Spurs match
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Bimpy474 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:52:55 pm
Absolutely Miguel, all our new signings do this.

(https://i.imgur.com/MgxN9m7.gif)

:mackems:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:53:24 pm
I’m hoping being Mexican he’ll be a rough little b******.

(https://i.imgur.com/dS3L4cM.gif)
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: La Parka on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:54:51 pm
Gonna refrain from watching clips of him, sounds like an exciting player though and I’m hoping being Mexican he’ll be a rough little b******.

(https://media1.tenor.com/images/5b57f8ed9d7546e63b921f29e8591c49/tenor.gif?itemid=8072268)
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: xLiaaamx on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:56:28 pm
Of course he can't play Saturday. Always the Newcastle way. :rolleyes:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: OCK on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:57:34 pm
Gonna refrain from watching clips of him, sounds like an exciting player though and I’m hoping being Mexican he’ll be a rough little b******.

(https://media1.tenor.com/images/5b57f8ed9d7546e63b921f29e8591c49/tenor.gif?itemid=8072268)

Look at you with the Joe Manganiello gifs.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 05:59:52 pm
Not available for Spurs match

What? Why not?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Bimpy474 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:00:18 pm
Not available for Spurs match

What? Why not?

Suspended.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: James on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:01:00 pm
Not available for Spurs match

What? Why not?

Suspended.

He doesn’t have a work permit
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:02:09 pm
Not available for Spurs match

What? Why not?

Suspended.

He doesn’t have a work permit

Paraguay not sending their best.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Bimpy474 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:02:18 pm
Not available for Spurs match

What? Why not?

Suspended.

He doesn’t have a work permit

Oh ffs.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:16:30 pm
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Kaizero on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:26:20 pm
I’m hoping being Mexican he’ll be a rough little b******.

(https://i.imgur.com/dS3L4cM.gif)

:lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Kaizero on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:27:14 pm
Fwiw, deadline day studio over here are creaming their pants over Almiron, saying he's the best transfer so far this window and they can't believe he went to Newcastle.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Mole_Toonfan on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:29:00 pm

Cardiff, Huddlesfield, Fulham and Burnley.

Spoiler
[close]
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: joeyt on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:46:27 pm
Absolutely Miguel, all our new signings do this.

(https://i.imgur.com/MgxN9m7.gif)

:lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Collage on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:50:02 pm
Absolutely Miguel, all our new signings do this.

(https://i.imgur.com/MgxN9m7.gif)

:lol: :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:54:17 pm
Wonder if we’ll be who the MLS Allstars play this summer then?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: BottledDog on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:54:56 pm
Well, it maybe just the Man City game boost and this, but almost got a little tingle in the dark withering Newcastle section of my brain bits.


Welcome Almirón. Be canny!  :clap2: :indi:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Yorkie on Thursday 31 January 2019, 06:57:41 pm
Rafa:

Quote
"I am pleased that the hard work behind the scenes has ended positively and I thank everyone for their efforts."​

 heh
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: La Parka on Thursday 31 January 2019, 07:25:23 pm
Just noticed he's left footed <3
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 07:33:01 pm
The last pic ffs, blatant.

Also didn't realise he is pregnant.

https://www.nufc.co.uk/news/galleries/almirons-arrival-in-pictures
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Darth Crooks on Thursday 31 January 2019, 07:34:24 pm
Kasper ffs :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta
Post by: Sho'Time on Thursday 31 January 2019, 07:38:50 pm
The last pic ffs, blatant.

Also didn't realise he is pregnant.

https://www.nufc.co.uk/news/galleries/almirons-arrival-in-pictures

:anguish: Our entire set-up just looks tacky as f*** tbh.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: GeordieDazzler on Thursday 31 January 2019, 07:48:48 pm
That welcome video mainly highlights how class Atlanta's stadium versus our walking SD billboard :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Kanji on Thursday 31 January 2019, 07:49:32 pm
kasper, you're a legend.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: CFlan on Thursday 31 January 2019, 07:54:22 pm
The last pic ffs, blatant.

Also didn't realise he is pregnant.

https://www.nufc.co.uk/news/galleries/almirons-arrival-in-pictures

“Never a dull moment” is a strange choice of wall art.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: huss9 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 08:38:40 pm
The last pic ffs, blatant.

Also didn't realise he is pregnant.

https://www.nufc.co.uk/news/galleries/almirons-arrival-in-pictures

“Never a dull moment” is a strange choice of wall art.

could have been worse.

"you don't have to be mad to play here, but..."
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Yorkie on Thursday 31 January 2019, 08:53:04 pm
It's such a badly fitting shirt.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: samptime29 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 09:08:37 pm
Takes p*ss who long it's taken for us to spend £20M on a player like. Looking forward to seeing how he plays. You'd think it will be Almiron and Perez behind Rondon in current formation.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: NEEJ on Thursday 31 January 2019, 09:34:19 pm
https://youtu.be/kmM4T5UPZ5A

Oh, a decent American :thup:
Good listen, that. Ridiculously excited to see him play now. :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: NEEJ on Thursday 31 January 2019, 09:40:04 pm
Absolutely Miguel, all our new signings do this.

(https://i.imgur.com/MgxN9m7.gif)
:lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Thursday 31 January 2019, 09:40:34 pm
Absolutely Miguel, all our new signings do this.

(https://i.imgur.com/MgxN9m7.gif)
:lol:

 :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tribesman on Thursday 31 January 2019, 10:29:59 pm
I'm not joking here, but he appears to be a Daily Mail reader. Got photographed reading one on his journey to Newcastle.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: mighty__mag on Thursday 31 January 2019, 10:41:25 pm
f***ing hell...

Even my car has decided to take a transfer window bath after this signing!

(http://i66.tinypic.com/ubtq1.jpg)

Might have one myself :D



Weird flex but ok

Trendy person
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: SSFC on Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:41:26 pm
Any sort of talk on how long until he is ready to atleast play some time? I know MLS is just coming off its offseason. My worry about this move now is the expectations that come with the biggest spend ever for the club and the fact its midseason plus the fact that Atlanta played all the way into December and fitness is surely an issue. Hopefully he gets in a couple weeks from now. Ive seen him play a bunch and I think that if he was given some time to acclimate that he can be really good...just worried that he will be put under so much pressure, whilst in preseason form that it could easily go wrong.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Stifleaay on Thursday 31 January 2019, 11:44:35 pm
Any sort of talk on how long until he is ready to atleast play some time? I know MLS is just coming off its offseason. My worry about this move now is the expectations that come with the biggest spend ever for the club and the fact its midseason plus the fact that Atlanta played all the way into December and fitness is surely an issue. Hopefully he gets in a couple weeks from now. Ive seen him play a bunch and I think that if he was given some time to acclimate that he can be really good...just worried that he will be put under so much pressure, whilst in preseason form that it could easily go wrong.
He’s been in training for a few weeks now. Also even though the MLS season ended in October, Atlanta were still playing in December as they won the play offs.
I don’t think fitness will be a major issue, I think Rafa will likely either have him only playing for 60-70 minutes if he starts, or starting on the bench for the first few games in anyway.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Anderson on Friday 1 February 2019, 12:31:00 am
If past forays into the American market have taught us anything, the biggest worry re: his fitness will be that he's hidden his Asthma during the medical. Especially once Jonjo gets word and crushes his inhaler.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Charlies on Friday 1 February 2019, 01:28:06 am
?s=20
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Kaizero on Friday 1 February 2019, 01:28:37 am
If past forays into the American market have taught us anything, the biggest worry re: his fitness will be that he's hidden his Asthma during the medical. Especially once Jonjo gets word and crushes his inhaler.

:lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Shadow Puppets on Friday 1 February 2019, 07:00:59 am
Young David Guest...
Title: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ujpest doza on Friday 1 February 2019, 07:58:05 am
The last pic ffs, blatant.

Also didn't realise he is pregnant.

https://www.nufc.co.uk/news/galleries/almirons-arrival-in-pictures
You can see my house on the 1st picture.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: joeyt on Friday 1 February 2019, 08:23:06 am
Watch your letterbox
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Friday 1 February 2019, 08:46:44 am
was an absolute embarrassment in those sky clips where being shown around a shitty converted warehouse doubling as our indoor training facilities
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Darth Crooks on Friday 1 February 2019, 08:52:53 am
Them brows man. They look like they could deflect bullets and absorb all light.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Friday 1 February 2019, 08:58:13 am
goggs?

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jan/31/miguel-almiron-newcastle-united-atlanta-united-mls

?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E992990604908027904&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dirtysouthsoccer.com%2F2018%2F5%2F17%2F17351922%2Fmiguel-almiron-the-shohei-ohtani-of-mls
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: TBG on Friday 1 February 2019, 09:02:02 am
was an absolute embarrassment in those sky clips where being shown around a shitty converted warehouse doubling as our indoor training facilities


It looks like the indoor section of a garden centre
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Darth Crooks on Friday 1 February 2019, 09:04:30 am
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=RD7HLYqbP5_TA

Almirón, play-me, Miguel Almirón...
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: TBG on Friday 1 February 2019, 09:06:02 am
goggs?

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jan/31/miguel-almiron-newcastle-united-atlanta-united-mls

?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E992990604908027904&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dirtysouthsoccer.com%2F2018%2F5%2F17%2F17351922%2Fmiguel-almiron-the-shohei-ohtani-of-mls

Not enough defending going on there from an attacking player brought in with the purpose of attacking.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: hakka on Friday 1 February 2019, 09:15:29 am
Them brows man. They look like they could deflect bullets and absorb all light.

 :lol:

Perhaps they fold space in front him, gives him that insane acceleration and pace when dribbling.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Darth Crooks on Friday 1 February 2019, 09:16:03 am
He is ecoli?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: sh74 on Friday 1 February 2019, 11:29:56 am
goggs?

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jan/31/miguel-almiron-newcastle-united-atlanta-united-mls

?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E992990604908027904&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dirtysouthsoccer.com%2F2018%2F5%2F17%2F17351922%2Fmiguel-almiron-the-shohei-ohtani-of-mls
like one of those kids when you played football at school that didn’t have a position he just played everywhere.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: 1964 on Friday 1 February 2019, 11:47:17 am
Headless chicken - get rid
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Kanji on Friday 1 February 2019, 12:39:00 pm
Feel like if Almiron settles the way we hope, it’ll really be great to see how Muto and Ayoze get on playing in a side with him - even if they end up playing the sole striker role to spell Or rest Rondon. Almiron is big on playing a ball into a striker and taking a lay-off and sprinting through midfield and defensive lines at pace
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Friday 1 February 2019, 12:41:36 pm
transfer record broken you say?

(https://i.imgur.com/40dB0la.png)
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: thomas on Friday 1 February 2019, 02:21:30 pm
transfer record broken you say?

(https://i.imgur.com/40dB0la.png)
:lol: that kid in the lower left corner is my spirit animal
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Yorkie on Saturday 2 February 2019, 11:18:01 am
See there's some (fairly typical) quotes from Rafa about how Almiron's qualities should be focused on moreso than his price tag. His price tag is barely even remarkable, man. :lol: Without football's crazy inflation in the last few years, we'd be looking at a fairly typical £10-12m type of outlay, which is just what you paid for someone like this.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: George Bailey on Saturday 2 February 2019, 11:33:16 am
 O0
Spot on.

No significance to the fee at all for the lad, as you say bog standard for a player of his ability in the market today.

Hope the lad shines whilst with us and whilst under Rafa.
Wonder which utter cretinous Neanderthal will 'freeze' him out once rafa goes :jesuswept:

my monies on a return of the King or Hughes :'(
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: NobbyOhNobby on Saturday 2 February 2019, 11:36:13 am
On CM 01/02 it takes 6 weeks to get a work permit, here's hoping that immigration decisions for high income, high taxation individuals isn't based on a near 20 year-old computer game
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: neesy111 on Saturday 2 February 2019, 11:38:41 am
On CM 01/02 it takes 6 weeks to get a work permit, here's hoping that immigration decisions for high income, high taxation individuals isn't based on a near 20 year-old computer game

He's already got a work permit, football club's don't sign players unless they've been given one.  Reason he's not playing is because he hasn't played in a month or 2 due to the MLS calendar.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: NobbyOhNobby on Saturday 2 February 2019, 11:41:30 am
On CM 01/02 it takes 6 weeks to get a work permit, here's hoping that immigration decisions for high income, high taxation individuals isn't based on a near 20 year-old computer game

He's already got a work permit, football club's don't sign players unless they've been given one.  Reason he's not playing is because he hasn't played in a month or 2 due to the MLS calendar.
Thanks for answering...I was being very badly sarcastic
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Mole_Toonfan on Saturday 2 February 2019, 11:41:52 am
See there's some (fairly typical) quotes from Rafa about how Almiron's qualities should be focused on moreso than his price tag. His price tag is barely even remarkable, man. :lol: Without football's crazy inflation in the last few years, we'd be looking at a fairly typical £10-12m type of outlay, which is just what you paid for someone like this.

Even if it were ridiculous nobody will care in a couple of weeks anyway as long as he doesn't suck. Even when a player goes for 50m+ nobody really cares unless they are bad. Use Kyle Walker for example, is anyone really talking about that he cost 50m? nobody gives a s***, there's far too much attention paid to money by fans in general tbh.

It's mostly meaningless now with how much money there is in this sport now that it's getting to the point of diminishing returns.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: neesy111 on Saturday 2 February 2019, 11:50:58 am
See there's some (fairly typical) quotes from Rafa about how Almiron's qualities should be focused on moreso than his price tag. His price tag is barely even remarkable, man. :lol: Without football's crazy inflation in the last few years, we'd be looking at a fairly typical £10-12m type of outlay, which is just what you paid for someone like this.

Even if it were ridiculous nobody will care in a couple of weeks anyway as long as he doesn't suck. Even when a player goes for 50m+ nobody really cares unless they are bad. Use Kyle Walker for example, is anyone really talking about that he cost 50m? nobody gives a s***, there's far too much attention paid to money by fans in general tbh.

It's mostly meaningless now with how much money there is in this sport now that it's getting to the point of diminishing returns.

:thup:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Stifleaay on Saturday 2 February 2019, 12:07:13 pm
I think he’s automatically given a work permit due to both the amount of international games he’s played and how his transfer fee and wages will probably be classed as ‘significant’.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: xLiaaamx on Saturday 2 February 2019, 12:24:46 pm
It's Visa, not work permit
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: covmag on Sunday 3 February 2019, 10:53:57 am
How long ago was it since he played? Sorry if said.

If it’s 6-8 weeks then it will take 2-3 weeks for him to be anywhere near the first team in truth.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Greg on Sunday 3 February 2019, 10:57:10 am
How long ago was it since he played? Sorry if said.

If it’s 6-8 weeks then it will take 2-3 weeks for him to be anywhere near the first team in truth.

8th December.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Ikon on Sunday 3 February 2019, 11:03:58 am
It's not as if he's been on the sofa eating fries since then..
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: covmag on Sunday 3 February 2019, 11:08:38 am
It's not as if he's been on the sofa eating fries since then..


No but he’s not match fit, looks a lightweight lad so I’ve no doubt he’s physically fit.

So he’s never played for 8 weeks now, that’s like a summer out, so in truth he won’t be at his best till mid March .maybe just in time  O0
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Fugazi on Sunday 3 February 2019, 04:06:31 pm
f***ing hell...

Even my car has decided to take a transfer window bath after this signing!

(http://i66.tinypic.com/ubtq1.jpg)

Might have one myself :D



Amazed you've never mentioned you've got a Merc before
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Sunday 3 February 2019, 04:07:24 pm
Never knew one of the Ts in HTT stood for Tory.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: thomas on Sunday 3 February 2019, 04:12:13 pm
HTT figured the car got rinsed he might as well enjoy one too :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Astroblack on Sunday 3 February 2019, 04:13:33 pm
Number plate's probably a book.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Stifleaay on Sunday 3 February 2019, 04:15:27 pm
How long ago was it since he played? Sorry if said.

If it’s 6-8 weeks then it will take 2-3 weeks for him to be anywhere near the first team in truth.
Last played a competitive game midway through December, so 6 weeks ago. He has been back in training for a few weeks now, think they first week of January. Atlanta and other MLS teams are starting their pre-season friendly’s now. I son’t think his fitness will have any major issues, maybe only play 60-70 minutes if he starts or get half an hour a game if he doesn’t for the first 2-3 games.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Fugazi on Sunday 3 February 2019, 04:16:18 pm
How long ago was it since he played? Sorry if said.

If it’s 6-8 weeks then it will take 2-3 weeks for him to be anywhere near the first team in truth.
Lat played a comet stove game midway through December, so 6 weeks ago. He has been back in training for a few weeks now, think they first week of January. Atlanta and other MLS teams are starting their pre-season friendly’s now. I son’t think his fitness will have any major issues, maybe only play 60-70 minutes if he starts or get half an hour a game if he doesn’t for the first 2-3 games.

Bloody hell, Stif
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HTT on Sunday 3 February 2019, 04:18:27 pm
Never knew one of the Ts in HTT stood for Tory.

Here you’ve met me before, that’s below the belt :lol:

Thought I was being witty given the transfer bath running joke thing.

I’ll leave comedy to others and stick to writing books.

c***s.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Fugazi on Sunday 3 February 2019, 04:19:30 pm
:bluestar: I'm only jealous
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Astroblack on Sunday 3 February 2019, 04:42:22 pm
I was only joshing.  :rose:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tribesman on Sunday 3 February 2019, 04:52:10 pm
How long ago was it since he played? Sorry if said.

If it’s 6-8 weeks then it will take 2-3 weeks for him to be anywhere near the first team in truth.
Last played a competitive game midway through December, so 6 weeks ago. He has been back in training for a few weeks now, think they first week of January. Atlanta and other MLS teams are starting their pre-season friendly’s now. I son’t think his fitness will have any major issues, maybe only play 60-70 minutes if he starts or get half an hour a game if he doesn’t for the first 2-3 games.

We don't have a match after Wolves with the FA Cup so we should probably arrange a friendly to get him and Barecca match fit.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Sunday 3 February 2019, 04:53:23 pm
Never knew one of the Ts in HTT stood for Tory.

Here you’ve met me before, that’s below the belt :lol:

Thought I was being witty given the transfer bath running joke thing.

I’ll leave comedy to others and stick to writing books.

c***s.

:lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Stifleaay on Sunday 3 February 2019, 05:01:56 pm
How long ago was it since he played? Sorry if said.

If it’s 6-8 weeks then it will take 2-3 weeks for him to be anywhere near the first team in truth.
Last played a competitive game midway through December, so 6 weeks ago. He has been back in training for a few weeks now, think they first week of January. Atlanta and other MLS teams are starting their pre-season friendly’s now. I son’t think his fitness will have any major issues, maybe only play 60-70 minutes if he starts or get half an hour a game if he doesn’t for the first 2-3 games.

We don't have a match after Wolves with the FA Cup so we should probably arrange a friendly to get him and Barecca match fit.
To be fair it’s not uncommon for us to arrange behind the doors friendlies on FA Cup spare weekends. I wonder if we’ll head to Spain again like last year.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: morla84 on Sunday 3 February 2019, 05:10:43 pm
Didn't we used to book the training camps abroad for FA cup weekends before we'd even been put out the cup a few years ago?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tribesman on Sunday 3 February 2019, 05:12:05 pm
Ashley might need to get another loan from Barclays if we have to go to Spain.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Sunday 3 February 2019, 05:31:19 pm
Number plate's probably a book.

:lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: morla84 on Sunday 3 February 2019, 06:38:08 pm
His names Miguel Almiiroooooon
He comes from Paraguaaaayyyy
We signed him from Atlantaaaaa
That's in the USAaaaa
He cost us 20 milliooooooon
He is our twenty fouuuur
He wants to be a Geordiiiiiiieeee
And you know he's gonna score

Miggy Miggy Miggyyyyy
Miggy Miggy Miggyyyy
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Sunday 3 February 2019, 06:42:52 pm
I read that to the tune of one of Bob Mortimer’s Sunderland songs in Athletico Mince.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: morla84 on Sunday 3 February 2019, 06:51:10 pm
:lol: was meant to be to that allez allez allez song
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Dinho lad on Monday 4 February 2019, 05:25:29 pm
https://amp.hitc.com/en-gb/2019/02/04/paul-merson-claims-mike-ashley-has-only-played-2-million-for-new/
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: The Prophet on Monday 4 February 2019, 05:40:37 pm
How does that dribbler still get air time?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Kanji on Monday 4 February 2019, 05:40:41 pm
how many drinks was on when he said that?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: The Prophet on Monday 4 February 2019, 05:43:24 pm
If anyone was to their job what he was to punditry they'd be binned. Same goes for a majority of football pundits, the standard is p*ss poor.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tribesman on Monday 4 February 2019, 05:45:01 pm
Maybe he is taking the Mitrovic sale into account?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Mr Logic on Monday 4 February 2019, 05:57:42 pm
?lang=en
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tiresias on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:04:02 pm
I am excited about Almiron but a bit concerned everyone is expecting the world from him straight away. He's barely played for a month and is new to the league. He may take time.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tribesman on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:06:23 pm
It would be nice to have a specialist free kick taker in the team. We haven't had one since Robert.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: joeyt on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:18:17 pm
Ryan Taylor? Cabaye? Emre? We've had Nobby again since Robert too although can't remember him scoring many freekicks on his return
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: xLiaaamx on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:20:23 pm
Can't really remember Ryan Taylor being very good at them. He came in with a big reputation for it but he never really seemed to threaten with them.

Even the one he scored was an overhit cross.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ManDoon on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:23:59 pm
Cabaye was a quality free kick taker
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: triggs on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:25:23 pm
https://amp.hitc.com/en-gb/2019/02/04/paul-merson-claims-mike-ashley-has-only-played-2-million-for-new/
Clearly not a serious comment like
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tribesman on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:25:51 pm
I don't remember Cabaye scoring too many from free kicks.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ManDoon on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:33:15 pm
Scored 5 for us.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: nemtizz on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:37:35 pm
I don't remember Cabaye scoring too many from free kicks.

:lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Yorkie on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:41:27 pm
Yeah Cabaye is the only specialist since Robert I'd say. Gayle, Shelvey and Atsu all scored one in the Championship season, not sure if there were any others. Don't think there was one last season*, or this (although Rondon did smack one against the bar against Wolves).

*edit, Saivet
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tribesman on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:42:34 pm
Scored 5 for us.

I honestly only remember his free kick against Man United.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Astroblack on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:45:15 pm
Scored 5 for us.

I honestly only remember his free kick against Man United.

Blackburn
Man Utd
Reading
Stoke
West Ham
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Yorkie on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:46:58 pm
I feel like we don't get a great deal of free-kicks in those areas these days tbh. Probably cos Rafa's f***ing s*** or something.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tribesman on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:47:35 pm
I still wouldn't call Cabaye a free kick specialist if he has only scored 5 goals from them maybe closer to 20 goals is a better reflection of such abilities.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Darth Crooks on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:48:25 pm
Yeah Cabaye is the only specialist since Robert I'd say. Gayle, Shelvey and Atsu all scored one in the Championship season, not sure if there were any others. Don't think there was one last season*, or this (although Rondon did smack one against the bar against Wolves).

*edit, Saivet

(https://i.ibb.co/TmSRGbY/7-A29041-F-DC09-406-C-B184-D12521-DFFA55.png) (https://ibb.co/SR80gd5)
aluminum carbonate formula mass (https://aluminumsulfate.net/aluminum-carbonate)
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Ameritoon on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:48:47 pm
Cabaye took the p*ss that entire West Ham game. One of the best individual performances we've had over the last decade. Then he left, of courses :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:49:23 pm
We need to get Juninho Freekickandinho out of retirement and sign him, he was pretty crap at everything except taking insane freekicks in the French league, if I recall correctly.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tribesman on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:49:59 pm
I feel like we don't get a great deal of free-kicks in those areas these days tbh. Probably cos Rafa's f***ing s*** or something.

 :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Ameritoon on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:50:15 pm
I still wouldn't call him a free kick specialist if he has only scored 5 goals from them maybe closer to 20 goals is a better reflection of such abilities.

Considering the success rate of free kicks, five in two-and-a-half seasons in pretty good
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ManDoon on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:53:08 pm
I still wouldn't call Cabaye a free kick specialist if he has only scored 5 goals from them maybe closer to 20 goals is a better reflection of such abilities.

5 of his 18 goals for us
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tribesman on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:54:22 pm
That's not bad on reflection.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:57:06 pm
Yeah Cabaye is the only specialist since Robert I'd say. Gayle, Shelvey and Atsu all scored one in the Championship season, not sure if there were any others. Don't think there was one last season*, or this (although Rondon did smack one against the bar against Wolves).

*edit, Saivet

Did you actually remember that or did you look it up?

Not calling you out, I’m genuinely curious. I can hardly remember what happened during the last match, let alone who scored when versus whom. Seems a lot of folks here can recall the most obscure statistic with confidence.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Yorkie on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:57:59 pm
Yeah Cabaye is the only specialist since Robert I'd say. Gayle, Shelvey and Atsu all scored one in the Championship season, not sure if there were any others. Don't think there was one last season*, or this (although Rondon did smack one against the bar against Wolves).

*edit, Saivet

(https://i.ibb.co/TmSRGbY/7-A29041-F-DC09-406-C-B184-D12521-DFFA55.png) (https://ibb.co/SR80gd5)
aluminum carbonate formula mass (https://aluminumsulfate.net/aluminum-carbonate)

He only got two, didn't he? Cross-shot at the Mackems and one that squirmed in against Atromitos. He could only really score em against Given.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Yorkie on Monday 4 February 2019, 06:59:25 pm
Yeah Cabaye is the only specialist since Robert I'd say. Gayle, Shelvey and Atsu all scored one in the Championship season, not sure if there were any others. Don't think there was one last season*, or this (although Rondon did smack one against the bar against Wolves).

*edit, Saivet

Did you actually remember that or did you look it up?

Not calling you out, I’m genuinely curious. I can hardly remember what happened during the last match, let alone who scored when versus whom. Seems a lot of folks here can recall the most obscure statistic with confidence.

That was from memory but in fairness I was right behind the Shelvey one; naughty little bend on it.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: joeyt on Monday 4 February 2019, 07:10:24 pm
I swear Emre scored a few. Or was it just the one v Sunderland
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta
Post by: Sho'Time on Monday 4 February 2019, 07:33:18 pm
Yeah Cabaye is the only specialist since Robert I'd say. Gayle, Shelvey and Atsu all scored one in the Championship season, not sure if there were any others. Don't think there was one last season*, or this (although Rondon did smack one against the bar against Wolves).

*edit, Saivet

Did you actually remember that or did you look it up?

Not calling you out, I’m genuinely curious. I can hardly remember what happened during the last match, let alone who scored when versus whom. Seems a lot of folks here can recall the most obscure statistic with confidence.

Atsu was v Cardiff in the 2-0
Gayle's was v Reading, a sweet thunderbastard from about 30 yards
Shelvey's I think was against either Brighton or Huddersfield

I can't remember what's going in work on a day-to-day basis without getting my mind jogged but for some reason I can remember this s*** no problem, I f***ing hate my brain.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Yorkie on Monday 4 February 2019, 07:35:38 pm
Can only remember the Sunderland one but Emre was a cracking player on his day, like. Close control, pace, tenacity - would love someone like him in the set up now. Just couldn't play with Parker and couldn't stay fit. Plus he was, you know, a racist.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Sho'Time on Monday 4 February 2019, 07:36:41 pm
Bit harsh to say that about Emre, he had black friends IIRC.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Monday 4 February 2019, 07:44:54 pm
Scored 5 for us.

I honestly only remember his free kick against Man United.

Blackburn
Man Utd
Reading
Stoke
West Ham

The ones v Reading and Stoke, unbelievable technique.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ManDoon on Monday 4 February 2019, 07:52:05 pm
Yeah, loved his freekick technique. So good. On the subject of that I was watching a Ben Arfa video earlier (yes i know its not his thread) but the technique on his shot vs everton is the tits.

(http://oi63.tinypic.com/144aa3a.jpg)
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: joeyt on Monday 4 February 2019, 07:56:37 pm
Nearly all of Cabaye's goals were brilliant technique. Loved the one at Anfield after Ben Arfa dribbled into the box.

Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Monday 4 February 2019, 08:11:39 pm
Nearly all of Cabaye's goals were brilliant technique. Loved the one at Anfield after Ben Arfa dribbled into the box.

Should've won that game. Suarez' goal came from Jonas and Cisse pissing about with the ball on the half way line. Still livid. :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Shearergol on Monday 4 February 2019, 08:13:04 pm
How many did Townsend get for us? Just one?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: joeyt on Monday 4 February 2019, 08:13:11 pm
Did Colo get sent off that game too?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: neesy111 on Monday 4 February 2019, 08:13:56 pm
Nearly all of Cabaye's goals were brilliant technique. Loved the one at Anfield after Ben Arfa dribbled into the box.

Should've won that game. Suarez' goal came from Jonas and Cisse pissing about with the ball on the half way line. Still livid. :lol:

Not how I remember that game, Liverpool absolutely dominated.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/20114071
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Monday 4 February 2019, 08:25:36 pm
Nearly all of Cabaye's goals were brilliant technique. Loved the one at Anfield after Ben Arfa dribbled into the box.

Should've won that game. Suarez' goal came from Jonas and Cisse pissing about with the ball on the half way line. Still livid. :lol:

Not how I remember that game, Liverpool absolutely dominated.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/20114071

Thought it was quite nip and tuck up until Colo's red? Must be wrong, always thought it was going towards us grinding out a 0-1. Just sick of not ever seeing us beat them down there. :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Teasy on Monday 4 February 2019, 09:26:44 pm
Can't really remember Ryan Taylor being very good at them. He came in with a big reputation for it but he never really seemed to threaten with them.

Even the one he scored was an overhit cross.

He scored 4 free kicks for us, out of his total 10 goals.  Also remember him hitting the woodwork a couple of times from free kicks, definitely threatened like.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Mr Logic on Monday 4 February 2019, 09:32:57 pm
Think I read today that 5 of Almiron's 21 goals were penalties. He took 5 and scored 5.

Doesn't matter if he hits the ground running or not, he's going to be exciting..
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Monday 4 February 2019, 10:16:20 pm
http://www.espn.co.uk/football/english-premier-league/23/blog/post/3766560/if-almiron-thrives-in-premier-league-with-newcastle-mls-will-benefit-most
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Ketsbaia on Monday 4 February 2019, 11:16:12 pm
Can't wait to see him play, which I've not felt like since Thauvin signed.

Except this time the player has a competent manager and seemingly a great attitude, so I'm optimistic.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Odear on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 12:00:34 am
Thauvin wouldn’t have worked out with any manager, he just didn’t want to be here, end of story.

This lad wants to be here. For the moment at least so let’s just give him some time to adjust. The American fans are ultra positive and generally their team has done quite well. Kind of opposite to us. We’re great when things are going ok..

Wait until he starts hearing boo’s and groans at 20 minutes when it’s 0-0.. then we’ll see what he’s made of.

He’s got the talent.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Gallowgate End on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 12:10:00 am
Think I read today that 5 of Almiron's 21 goals were penalties. He took 5 and scored 5.

Doesn't matter if he hits the ground running or not, he's going to be exciting..

He won them a lot of the penalties that Martinez took too and free kicks, these are two areas that we will see us benefit more from :thup:

He was one of the most fouled players in the MLS last season.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ponsaelius on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 12:11:45 am
Can't really remember Ryan Taylor being very good at them. He came in with a big reputation for it but he never really seemed to threaten with them.

Even the one he scored was an overhit cross.

Can remember him scoring 5 off the top of my head.

Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: xLiaaamx on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 06:11:56 am
Can't really remember Ryan Taylor being very good at them. He came in with a big reputation for it but he never really seemed to threaten with them.

Even the one he scored was an overhit cross.

Can remember him scoring 5 off the top of my head.

Really? After Sunderland and that one in the very early stages of the Europa League that's now been brought up, i cant remember
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ponsaelius on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 07:00:02 am
Can't really remember Ryan Taylor being very good at them. He came in with a big reputation for it but he never really seemed to threaten with them.

Even the one he scored was an overhit cross.

Can remember him scoring 5 off the top of my head.

Really? After Sunderland and that one in the very early stages of the Europa League that's now been brought up, i cant remember

Sunlun
Atromitos
2 in the League Cup vs Chelsea and Scunthorpe
Ipswich in the Championship
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Teasy on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 11:37:01 am
Aye forgot he'd got one in the Championship as well.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Yorkie on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 11:39:45 am
Sewelly knocking us out the park there like. Did he get one away to Crystal Palace as well, or was that just a long range effort from open play?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Wullie on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 11:42:47 am
Aye open play.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Hanshithispantz on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 11:43:30 am
Perverted recollective ability from Sewely like
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ujpest doza on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 12:01:24 pm
Yeah Cabaye is the only specialist since Robert I'd say. Gayle, Shelvey and Atsu all scored one in the Championship season, not sure if there were any others. Don't think there was one last season*, or this (although Rondon did smack one against the bar against Wolves).

*edit, Saivet

(https://i.ibb.co/TmSRGbY/7-A29041-F-DC09-406-C-B184-D12521-DFFA55.png) (https://ibb.co/SR80gd5)
aluminum carbonate formula mass (https://aluminumsulfate.net/aluminum-carbonate)

He only got two, didn't he? Cross-shot at the Mackems and one that squirmed in against Atromitos. He could only really score em against Given.
Did he not score one at Scunthorpe?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 12:11:08 pm
Is he in training yet?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: simonsays on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 12:11:48 pm
Yeah Cabaye is the only specialist since Robert I'd say. Gayle, Shelvey and Atsu all scored one in the Championship season, not sure if there were any others. Don't think there was one last season*, or this (although Rondon did smack one against the bar against Wolves).

*edit, Saivet

(https://i.ibb.co/TmSRGbY/7-A29041-F-DC09-406-C-B184-D12521-DFFA55.png) (https://ibb.co/SR80gd5)
aluminum carbonate formula mass (https://aluminumsulfate.net/aluminum-carbonate)

He only got two, didn't he? Cross-shot at the Mackems and one that squirmed in against Atromitos. He could only really score em against Given.
Did he not score one at Scunthorpe?
Pretty sure he got one away to Crystal Palace too
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: ToonTastic on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 12:13:27 pm
Is he in training yet?

Today's his first day
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: HaydnNUFC on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 12:17:10 pm
And some players are still off. Yedlin's in the States and Kenedy is god knows where.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Teasy on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 04:14:30 pm
Yeah Cabaye is the only specialist since Robert I'd say. Gayle, Shelvey and Atsu all scored one in the Championship season, not sure if there were any others. Don't think there was one last season*, or this (although Rondon did smack one against the bar against Wolves).

*edit, Saivet

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aluminum carbonate formula mass (https://aluminumsulfate.net/aluminum-carbonate)

He only got two, didn't he? Cross-shot at the Mackems and one that squirmed in against Atromitos. He could only really score em against Given.
Did he not score one at Scunthorpe?
Pretty sure he got one away to Crystal Palace too

As mentioned above, he got 5, one in Europe, two in the cup and one each in Premier and Championship.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: geordie_b on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 04:35:47 pm
Has his work permit and visa been sorted yet?
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: gdm on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 04:39:37 pm
Is he in training yet?

Today's his first day

Tomorrow
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: joeyt on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 05:52:09 pm
And some players are still off. Yedlin's in the States and Kenedy is god knows where.

Yedlin in the US, Fernandez in Dubai and Schar has gone to Serbia
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: bowlingcrofty on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 06:17:47 pm
?s=21
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: sbnufc on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 06:38:27 pm
?s=21

Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 06:47:02 pm
Already traipsing about Paris like a fancy-dan. Brexit can't come soon enough.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Mr Logic on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 08:20:48 pm
(https://sortitoutsi.net/uploads/face/79024232.png)

He 100% looks like someone or something.
It's the nearly symmetrical face. It triggers anxiety in the brain like seeing a bear galloping towards you or a child handling a chainsaw.

(https://cdn3.imggmi.com/uploads/2019/2/5/155e98a0b7b26dd475e768c803869e41-full.jpg)
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Mr Logic on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 08:26:41 pm
https://www.nevermanagealone.com/2019/2/3/18208629/scouting-report-newcastle-break-the-bank-for-miguel-almiron-fantasy-premier-league-fantrax-mls

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Scouting Report: Newcastle Break the Bank for Miguel Almiron


If there has ever been one critique of Newcastle in recent years, it has always been the unwillingness to provide and compile assets to take the Magpies above the annual relegation scrap. The fantasy impact of such a move up the table would be increasing value. Mike Ashley still sits atop his perch as team owner, still waiting for a lucrative purchase offer that he could not pass up. However, during the January transfer window the Magpies reneged on their tightfistedness by breaking the club transfer record to buy Paraguayan midfielder Miguel Almiron from MLS side Atlanta United. The terms of the deal come to $27 million according to Tom Bogert of MLSSoccer.com. The deal also set a record for the most expensive sale of a player from an MLS team.
Almiron’s Record and Style of Play in MLS

During his time in the US, the 24 year old made 62 appearances over two complete seasons. Along the way, he registered 21 goals, 28 assists, and a 100% returns on penalty attempts (5 for 5). It is worth noting that MLS awards assists in a manner similar to hockey, where two players can be awarded an assist on a given goal, somewhat distorting his overall total. His season totals were good enough to finish fifth in the league in 2017, and sixth in 2018. Not only did he prosper for his club over that time span, but he blossomed into one of the prime assets in the MLS Fantasy game. Everything that Almiron was able to provide for Atlanta fills a deficiency that Rafa Benitez’s side desperately need if they’re to separate themselves from the relegation fight.

When evaluating the fantasy prospects, there are two specific means by which a player should be vetted: individual skills and team context. From a skillset perspective, his pace and playmaking ability are Almiron’s most esteemed qualities. Atlanta liked to set up tactically to play on the counter, a style in which the young Paraguayan excelled as the team’s #10. He did have the good fortune to play with one of the best strikers ever in Major League Soccer, Josef Martinez. Almiron has a knack for playing balls in behind defenses either centrally where strikers can run on to them or on the flanks for his fellow wingers.

If there is one prevalent weakness in his game, his touch is sometimes imprecise. He will occasionally cost his team a chance to score by over- or under-hitting a relatively simple pass. The caveat with that, though, is that he played all of his home games on artificial turf. So, it will be interesting to see if his skill improves as he moves to all grass.

Backing up his play as a playmaker is his penchant for shooting his fair share of chances as well. Over the course of two MLS seasons, Almiron attempted 216 shots. 40% were on target, and of those 24% were converted into goals. Given Rafa Benitez’s gameplan, we can surmise that the quantity of chances taken will decline, but those rates are still levels that all fantasy managers can appreciate. Along with the penalties mentioned above, he showed competence handling all types of set piece.

Almiron also has optimal mental makeup to compliment his physical abilities. While there is no concise way to quantify that appeal for fantasy, he has a blend of decision making skills that further enhance his ability to impact a game. His vision allows him make the proper choice between attacking or maintaining possession. For fantasy managers, the most appealing part of his makeup is his attacking state of mind. Almiron is not afraid to challenge defenders 1-v-1, nor is he timid about taking a shot when play opens up for him.

~
Projected Impact at Newcastle

When we zoom out, the team perspective provides plenty of opportunity for Miguel Almiron to have an impact. The first question will center on what role he will take in the formation. Rafa Benitez could very easily slot him into a position very similar to where he roamed for Atlanta. Versus Tottenham, Newcastle deployed Isaac Hayden and Sean Longstaff in the central midfield of the 5-4-1 formation. Placing Almiron into one of those spots is an automatic improvement for the United spine. Alternatively, the Paraguayan could be pushed out to the left midfield role, which would provide some much needed balance to the Newcastle attack. Simply put, there is plenty of room in the starting eleven for Almiron to collect consistent minutes, even when the likes of Jonjo Shelvey and Ki Sung-yueng return to full fitness.

From a tactical perspective, Almiron is slotting into a system that will very much emulate the style rolled out by Tata Martino in Atlanta. The strength of the attack will come mostly through the ability to hit on the counter. He will have to assimilate into a more defensive posture than was required of him in MLS, though. Rather than being the dominant side in a given game, as Atlanta often was, Newcastle approach the game with a more passive, perhaps self-conscious, style.

~
Fantasy Perspective

All in all, when you add the player and the team circumstances together, Miguel Almiron comes in as the second-best transfer of the January window, behind only Gonzo Higuain moving to Chelsea. To his benefit, the pieces around him are competent Premier League players. It is a far better scenario than being dropped into a disheveled Huddersfield outfit. The Almiron move rates so highly because the specific offerings of the player fit perfectly into the needs of the team. When a move makes sense for both player and team, the possible results, especially from a fantasy perspective, can be alluring. For example, recall Virgil van Dijk and/or Alisson to Liverpool, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Arsenal, the aforementioned Higuain to Chelsea, or Danny Ings to Southampton. The common link for all of these transactions is that the purchased player enhanced what was already in place without disrupting the team’s existing assets, formation or style. The situation will be nearly identical for Almiron. Knowing what we know about transfers and the Premier League, there is still the ominous question about how quickly he will adapt to the physicality and pace of the league.

From an analyst’s perspective, I always approach the game with caution. I always want a prospective asset to prove that he can perform to the expectations that the community, myself, or his price command. Miguel Almiron is still awaiting some issues concerning his work visa, making wait-and-see a little easier. The schedule for Newcastle through the end of the season features only two Big Six clubs, furthering his appeal. His £6.0m FPL cost is fair, in my opinion. I think the midfielder could easily earn back that value, given appropriate playing time and good health. The difficulty for most managers may finding funds to squeeze a player into the fifth midfield position at that price, as a majority of that game’s best earners have converged into a single position. I like to see two or three good performances before buying into a new player, but with Almiron it may only take one.

Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tribesman on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 08:32:39 pm
"Break the bank".  :lol:

More like break the piggy jar.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Yorkie on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 08:45:36 pm
(https://sortitoutsi.net/uploads/face/79024232.png)

He 100% looks like someone or something.
It's the nearly symmetrical face. It triggers anxiety in the brain like seeing a bear galloping towards you or a child handling a chainsaw.

(https://cdn3.imggmi.com/uploads/2019/2/5/155e98a0b7b26dd475e768c803869e41-full.jpg)

:lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Dinho lad on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 08:47:53 pm
(http://www.nufcblog.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/hatem-ben-arfa.jpg)
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 10:01:14 pm
Quote
To his benefit, the pieces around him are competent Premier League players.

:yao:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: NEEJ on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 10:14:05 pm
:lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Ketsbaia on Tuesday 5 February 2019, 11:42:58 pm
"The possible results, especially from a fantasy perspective, can be alluring. For example, recall Virgil van Dijk and/or Alisson to Liverpool, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Arsenal, the aforementioned Higuain to Chelsea, or Danny Ings to Southampton."

:lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: loki679 on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 01:06:47 am
(https://sortitoutsi.net/uploads/face/79024232.png)

He 100% looks like someone or something.
It's the nearly symmetrical face. It triggers anxiety in the brain like seeing a bear galloping towards you or a child handling a chainsaw.

(https://cdn3.imggmi.com/uploads/2019/2/5/155e98a0b7b26dd475e768c803869e41-full.jpg)

:lol:

Looks like Ant.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Kanji on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 01:17:46 am
Quote
To his benefit, the pieces around him are competent Premier League players.

:yao:

Article was def authored by @Mike
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: 54 on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 10:44:37 am
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 10:58:58 am
Really looking forward to seeing him man. Seems the sort of player who’d normally go to Wolfsburg, Monchengladbach, Dortmund etc for £20m, get shitloads of goals and assists, sign for Chelsea for double that 18 months later and go to Milan or Inter after a year.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: reefatoon on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 11:03:27 am
Really looking forward to seeing him man. Seems the sort of player who’d normally go to Wolfsburg, Monchengladbach, Dortmund etc for £20m, get shitloads of goals and assists, sign for Chelsea for double that 18 months later and go to Milan or Inter after a year.

Yeah, that's the path for a normal footballer. When they come here though, they start slowly, get boo'd to f*** then disappear off to the French second division.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Wullie on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 11:09:21 am
:lol: Aye.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 11:17:19 am
Really looking forward to seeing him man. Seems the sort of player who’d normally go to Wolfsburg, Monchengladbach, Dortmund etc for £20m, get shitloads of goals and assists, sign for Chelsea for double that 18 months later and go to Milan or Inter after a year.

Yeah, that's the path for a normal footballer. When they come here though, they start slowly, get boo'd to f*** then disappear off to the French second division.

he's literally the first of this ilk we've signed for rafa though no?  murphy perhaps if you're being picky
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: STM on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 11:23:04 am
No training pictures yet?

Will tear his hammy knowing our luck.
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Jimburst on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 11:34:26 am
:lol: That article. He's gonna replace hayden as DM?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Yorkie on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 01:36:06 pm
No training pictures yet?

Will tear his hammy knowing our luck.

When De Jong knacked HBA in like his second start... :lol: :anguish: f***ing devastating.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 01:52:56 pm
Is he wearing a bib? :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Carlito on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 03:49:23 pm
Is he wearing a bib? :lol:

Bibs for the players who cost us money.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Wilson on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 04:02:15 pm
Excited by this purple.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Gallowgate End on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 04:20:45 pm
:lol: That article. He's gonna replace hayden as DM?

Made me laugh too, some fans now think he’ll be playing Centre Mid :doh:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: sbnufc on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 04:34:34 pm
No training pictures yet?

Will tear his hammy knowing our luck.
(https://i.imgur.com/Bq8lx9a.png)
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: sbnufc on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 05:29:48 pm
Joselu giving him tips

Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: 1964 on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 05:42:28 pm
Is he wearing a bib? :lol:
Dunno about that but looking at those close ups he should be wearing a bloody bag over his heed.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: 54 on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 05:44:51 pm
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kanji on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 06:00:20 pm
Miggy is f***ing rapid man
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: DJ_NUFC on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 06:07:40 pm
Perez looks freaking incredible in that :lol:

Also, what was Dummett saying to Ki? "But my thing is, right, jet fuel don't melt steel beams, you know what I mean?"
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: jonny1403 on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 06:21:45 pm
Is Rafa the only one wearing shorts  :lol:
Title: Re: Official: Miguel Almirón joins Newcastle on a 5.5 year deal from Atlanta United
Post by: Doc on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 06:37:53 pm
(https://sortitoutsi.net/uploads/face/79024232.png)

He 100% looks like someone or something.
It's the nearly symmetrical face. It triggers anxiety in the brain like seeing a bear galloping towards you or a child handling a chainsaw.

(https://cdn3.imggmi.com/uploads/2019/2/5/155e98a0b7b26dd475e768c803869e41-full.jpg)

:lol:

Looks like Ant.

Looks like he modeled for Ronaldo's bust in Madeira to me.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 06:38:26 pm
Great hairline, a rival to Perez
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Darth Crooks on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 06:53:34 pm
Nice to see no one stamped on his inhaler yet
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tribesman on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 06:56:25 pm
Needs to be chinned by Lascelles.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: chopey on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 07:19:52 pm
Has his mate been linked with us yet ?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: NEEJ on Wednesday 6 February 2019, 08:44:34 pm
Strange video. Sounds like it was filmed in the Arctic tundra.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Sir Toon on Thursday 7 February 2019, 01:00:10 am
Probably just me but Almiron looks like Steve-O from Jackass
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Chicane on Thursday 7 February 2019, 03:12:41 am
Rafa the only one wearing shorts  :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: mrmojorisin75 on Thursday 7 February 2019, 06:52:59 am
Has his mate been linked with us yet ?

martinez?  looks class in all the almiron clips tbf
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Greg on Thursday 7 February 2019, 07:11:12 am
Rafa the only one wearing shorts  :lol:

No.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Optimistic Nut on Thursday 7 February 2019, 08:13:19 am
?s=21
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: HawK on Thursday 7 February 2019, 08:16:35 am
Probably just me but Almiron looks like Steve-O from Jackass

Yeah, it's only you that looks like him.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: STM on Thursday 7 February 2019, 10:51:02 am
Getting unveiled at a press conference.

Charnley really milking this transfer. Didn't see f***ing Joselu get a presser.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ToonTastic on Thursday 7 February 2019, 11:07:07 am
I'll be honest, I'm pleased. IF (I know) they want to start running this club like a football club again then the large transfers they said they didn't want to make anymore, help the club make money through merchandising and getting our name out in the world again. 
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: STM on Thursday 7 February 2019, 11:31:37 am
I'll be honest, I'm pleased. IF (I know) they want to start running this club like a football club again then the large transfers they said they didn't want to make anymore, help the club make money through merchandising and getting our name out in the world again. 

It will take 2 or 3 of these each summer, + a few cheaper additions, to convince me they have any ambition. They don't and they won't.

It's probably too late for Rafa anyway.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: xLiaaamx on Thursday 7 February 2019, 11:40:00 am
I'm in a great place with it all right now tbh. I'm switching off caring between matches but still getting swept up on match day. Both excited to see Almiron and nonplussed about the whole future at the same time.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: STM on Thursday 7 February 2019, 11:41:48 am
That's funny because I'm miserable between matches and miserable on most match days  :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Sho'Time on Thursday 7 February 2019, 12:52:12 pm
That's funny because I'm miserable between matches and miserable on most match days  :lol:

And miserable in the lead up, telling anyone who'll listen that you've "f***ing had it" and "there's no point anymore", then tuning in regardless and getting what you expect. :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Mole_Toonfan on Thursday 7 February 2019, 01:31:24 pm
That's funny because I'm miserable between matches and miserable on most match days  :lol:

(https://i.giphy.com/media/1M9fmo1WAFVK0/giphy.webp)
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Willow on Thursday 7 February 2019, 03:43:02 pm
Settling in
The pleasure is mine to be here. Thank you for the welcome. What I’ve been trying to do is settle in as quickly as possible. I feel physically in good shape. I am ready as I have been in pre-season with Atlanta.

The record transfer fee
First and foremost I see it as an honour. It’s something that I try not to pay too much attention to. It’s something that it secondary when it’s compared to me helping the team. I want to bring something.

Former team-mate Kenwyne Jones calling him an animal!
I think he’s said that because we’re good mates. What am I like? I am the sort of player who tries to get the team playing around me and help my team-mates.

Being fit for Wolves on Monday night
I physically feel good and it’s good to focus, working hard and learning the tactics. It’s down to the manager whether I will be ready for Monday but certainly I feel ready and I’m keen to take part.

On playing at St James’ Park
I think it’ll be absolutely great to play here, the feeling will be magnificent. I’m really grateful for the way I’ve been welcomed already. I’ve felt the support, kindness and good feelings already. I really can’t wait to play for Newcastle United.

On being the eighth Paraguayan to play in the Premier League
It’s always been a dream of mine to come across in play in the PL. I feel I’m representing my country here, I’m proud of that, and I hope to give a good account of myself & of Paraguay.

The Benitez factor
When I heard of the interest from Rafa Benitez, there was no hesitation. We all know what a great manager he is, a great person he is, and there was no hesitation about wanting to play for him and the club.

Being a Newcastle hero in the future
I don’t for one minute consider myself to purport to be an idol or a hero. What I want to try and do is do my best for this club and help out my team-mates by doing what I can out there on the field.

Living in Newcastle
I think that definitely I am looking forward to the experience of settling in here. The bits that I have seen of the city I’ve liked a lot, and I’m sure I’ll like it even more when I see more of it. I’m sure my family will like it too.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Beren on Thursday 7 February 2019, 03:51:27 pm
Threw him some real curve balls there.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: FinnMag on Thursday 7 February 2019, 04:07:04 pm
He looks like Sheldon Cooper
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Odear on Thursday 7 February 2019, 04:12:51 pm
He seems a good lad. Certainly not shy.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ToonArmy1892 on Thursday 7 February 2019, 04:12:57 pm
It looks like shelvey is his adams apple.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: triggs on Thursday 7 February 2019, 04:22:30 pm
Really looking forward to seeing him play but his international record is a bit concerning
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kanji on Thursday 7 February 2019, 04:25:39 pm
what concerns you about it?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Astroblack on Thursday 7 February 2019, 04:30:39 pm
I took a look at it. Doesn't look like Paraguay have been in good form themselves. Hopefully Almiron will be the leader of the new generation.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: triggs on Thursday 7 February 2019, 04:37:26 pm
what concerns you about it?

Doesn't seem to play that often and has never scored
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: steve_69 on Thursday 7 February 2019, 04:44:27 pm
Really surprised he did the presser in Spanish. He's been in the MLS for a year so you'd expect him to be able to speak decent English by now
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kanji on Thursday 7 February 2019, 04:45:21 pm
what concerns you about it?

Doesn't seem to play that often and has never scored

that keeps you up at night?
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: triggs on Thursday 7 February 2019, 04:46:41 pm
what concerns you about it?

Doesn't seem to play that often and has never scored

that keeps you up at night?

I said "a bit concerning" in a post where I also said I was really looking forward to seeing him play :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Thursday 7 February 2019, 04:52:40 pm
Really surprised he did the presser in Spanish. He's been in the MLS for a year so you'd expect him to be able to speak decent English by now

I doubt he ever struggled to get by speaking Spanish in the United States :lol:

Also, a year isn’t a lot of time to learn a language to the point that’d you feel comfortable enough doing a press conference in it
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Thursday 7 February 2019, 04:56:22 pm
So he comes here taking OUR money, and he can't speak OUR language? Disgrayce imo
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Kanji on Thursday 7 February 2019, 05:58:45 pm
what concerns you about it?

Doesn't seem to play that often and has never scored

that keeps you up at night?

I said "a bit concerning" in a post where I also said I was really looking forward to seeing him play :lol:

It was a classic random take I had to pick up on. :) haha.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Away Day Gadgie on Thursday 7 February 2019, 06:52:15 pm
When we were first linked with him and i found out he played in the MLS, the first thing i looked at was his international career as it’s the highest standard he played at so far.  It is concerning i think.  Would be interesting to hear what his actual performances have been like for Paraguay as his stats aren’t great.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Ikon on Thursday 7 February 2019, 06:57:06 pm
Iirc I read somewhere that he shone against Argentina and was the best player on the pitch. Was impressive against Real Madrid as well (unless I've dreamed)
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Darth Crooks on Thursday 7 February 2019, 07:02:33 pm
Any truth to the not the record transfer angle? The chronicle alluded to it being dependent on us staying up whether it reaches the 20 mark or not. If so it’s another lie.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Wilson on Thursday 7 February 2019, 07:03:56 pm
He looks like Sheldon Cooper

Does he f*** :lol:
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Darth Crooks on Thursday 7 February 2019, 07:10:52 pm
In so far as Diame looks like Yvette Cooper
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ujpest doza on Thursday 7 February 2019, 07:11:46 pm
Really surprised he did the presser in Spanish. He's been in the MLS for a year so you'd expect him to be able to speak decent English by now
Absolutely no need to speak English in the USA these days, Spanish almost as popular as a 1st language as English in a lot of places.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Thursday 7 February 2019, 07:22:52 pm
Really surprised he did the presser in Spanish. He's been in the MLS for a year so you'd expect him to be able to speak decent English by now
Absolutely no need to speak English in the USA these days, Spanish almost as popular as a 1st language as English in a lot of places.

This true @Mike, @thomas, @Tomato Deuce
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: ManDoon on Thursday 7 February 2019, 07:24:19 pm
he seems like a really nice lad, can't wait for the supers to abuse him at an away game if he dares give the ball away
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: thomas on Thursday 7 February 2019, 07:33:34 pm
Really surprised he did the presser in Spanish. He's been in the MLS for a year so you'd expect him to be able to speak decent English by now
Absolutely no need to speak English in the USA these days, Spanish almost as popular as a 1st language as English in a lot of places.

This true @Mike, @thomas, @Tomato Deuce
Yep.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tribesman on Thursday 7 February 2019, 07:34:15 pm
Reminds me of Sinead O'Connor to be honest.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: Tomato Deuce on Thursday 7 February 2019, 07:46:36 pm
When we were first linked with him and i found out he played in the MLS, the first thing i looked at was his international career as it’s the highest standard he played at so far.  It is concerning i think.  Would be interesting to hear what his actual performances have been like for Paraguay as his stats aren’t great.

He’s hardly had many opportunities for Paraguay tbh
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: neesy111 on Thursday 7 February 2019, 07:48:42 pm
Really surprised he did the presser in Spanish. He's been in the MLS for a year so you'd expect him to be able to speak decent English by now
Absolutely no need to speak English in the USA these days, Spanish almost as popular as a 1st language as English in a lot of places.

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Yep.

Gracias amigo.
Title: Re: Miguel Almirón
Post by: thomas on Thursday 7 February 2019, 07:51:10 pm
Really surprised he did the presser in Spanish. He's been in the MLS for a year so you'd expect him to be able to speak decent English by now
Absolutely no need to speak English in the USA these days, Spanish almost as popular as a 1st language as English in a lot of places.

This true @Mike, @thomas,