Alan Pardew could have role to play in Newcastle United signing Miguel Almiron

Former manager of Crystal Palace and Newcastle, Alan Pardew arrives to work for the media ahead of the English Premier League football match between Bournemouth and Manchester City at the...

Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez is very keen to bring in Miguel Almiron in January.

Former manager of Crystal Palace and Newcastle, Alan Pardew arrives to work for the media ahead of the English Premier League football match between Bournemouth and Manchester City at the...

According to the Daily Mirror, Alan Pardew could take the Atlanta United manager’s job, and that could directly impact on Newcastle United’s transfer plans.

Rafael Benitez has made Miguel Almiron his number one January target, as reported by the Chronicle, with Newcastle pushing to do a deal.

 

And Newcastle could now be relying on their former manager, Pardew, to sell them the playmaker.

The Magpies are still working on agreeing a deal with the American side, with Benitez said to be very keen on Almiron.

Josh Williams #3 of Columbus Crew wins a header against Miguel Almiron #10 of Atlanta United during the Eastern Conference knockout round at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on October 26, 2017 in...

The Paraguayan has been one of the stars of MLS over a number of seasons, which his form catching the eye of Newcastle.

And it could be that Newcastle are now relying on Pardew to sanction his sale.

Atlanta United are set to be without a manager very soon, as their current boss Gerardo Martino has decided not to pen a new contract, with Pardew said to be one of the leading candidates to take over.

Atlanta's Miguel Almiron (10) passes the ball into the box during the MLS Eastern Conference final match between Atlanta United and New York Red Bulls on November 25th, 2018 at Mercedes-...

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