Alan Pardew comments on Newcastle United’s Miguel Almiron

West Bromwich Albion's manager Alan Pardewduring the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Burnley at The Hawthorns on March 31, 2018 in West Bromwich, England.

Miguel Almiron played well for Newcastle United against Huddersfield Town in the Premier League at the weekend.

Miguel Almiron of Newcastle United looks on during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Huddersfield Town at St. James Park on February 23, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne,...

Alan Pardew has suggested on beIN SPORTS why Newcastle United fans have already taken to Miguel Almiron.

Almiron joined Newcastle from Major League Soccer outfit Atlanta United in the January transfer window for a transfer fee reported by The Guardian to be worth £21 million.

The 25-year-old attacking midfielder has made one start and one substitute appearance in the Premier League for the Magpies so far, according to WhoScored.

 

The Paraguay international was superb for Rafael Benitez’s side in their 2-0 win against Huddersfield Town at St. James’ Park in the Premier League at the weekend.

According to WhoScored, Almiron took four shots of which three were on target, played six key passes, had a pass accuracy of 82.1%, and took 46 touches.

Newcastle fans were impressed with the display produced by the former Lanus star and gave him a standing ovation against Almiron.

Miguel Almiron of Newcastle United during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Huddersfield Town at St. James Park on February 23, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United...

Former Newcastle manager Pardew believes that the St. James’ Park faithful can see what Almiron can bring to the team.

Almiron said on beIN SPORTS after Newcastle’s match against Huddersfield: “He got a standing ovation today, he got a standing ovation because Newcastle fans are not silly.

“They can see natural balance in him, natural attributes, he is quick, and he comes with a little bit of pedigree, by the way.”

Alan Pardew sign copy of official match programme during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between AFC Wimbledon and Millwall at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on February 16, 2019 in Kingston...

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