Report: Miguel Almiron form could be key for Newcastle United's budget this summer

Miguel Almiron during the Newcastle United warm weather training session at La Finca Golf Resort on February 12, 2019 in Callosa de Segura, Spain.

Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez has not been given masses of funds since taking charge.

Miguel Almiron of Newcastle United (24) holds his arm up in celebration during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Everton FC at St. James Park on March 09, 2019 in...

According to the Daily Mail, Miguel Almiron’s form over the remainder of the season for Newcastle United could be crucial for their summer budget.

Rafael Benitez persuaded Mike Ashley to break Newcastle’s transfer record on the Paraguayan in January, but the play maker is yet to totally live up to his price tag.

Almiron has shown flashes of quality, but he is yet to really stand out as one of the leading creators in the Premier League.

 

And the Mail suggest Almiron’s form could be key to the budget the Newcastle manager receives in the summer transfer window.

If Almiron can step up and prove he is worth the fee, then Ashley may well be willing to part with more cash in the summer.

Miguel Almiron of Newcastle United is challenged by David Brooks of AFC Bournemouth during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Newcastle United at Vitality Stadium on...

However, if Ashley is not given a big return on his investment, then he may opt to not spend big again.

Whether Benitez will be in charge at Newcastle next season remains to be seen, as his future remains insecure.

The Spaniard has not committed to penning a new contract yet, but if he is given sizeable funds to spend then that may persuade him to stick around at St. James’ Park.

Miguel Almiron during the Newcastle United warm weather training session at La Finca Golf Resort on February 12, 2019 in Callosa de Segura, Spain.

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