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Miguel Almirón
Miguel Almirón
Personal information
Full name Miguel Ángel Almirón Rejala
Date of birth 10 February 1994 (1994-02-10) (age 26)
Place of birth    Asunción, Flag of Paraguay Paraguay
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current club England Newcastle United
Number 24
Youth clubs
2008–2012 Flag of Paraguay Cerro Porteño
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2013–2015
2015–2016
2017–2018
2019–
Flag of Paraguay Cerro Porteño
Flag of Argentina Lanús
Flag of the United States Atlanta United
England Newcastle United
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035 00(3)
062 0(21)
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National team
2010
2012–2013
2015–
Flag of Paraguay Paraguay U17
Flag of Paraguay Paraguay U20
Flag of Paraguay Paraguay
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016 00(2)
014 00(0)

Miguel Ángel Almirón Rejala (born 10 February 1994) is a Paraguayan footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Newcastle United and the Paraguay national team.

He began his career at Cerro Porteño and transferred to Lanús in 2015. After winning the 2016 Argentine Primera División, he signed for Atlanta United FC for $8 million. He was named in the MLS Best XI for both of his seasons in Major League Soccer, as well as MLS Newcomer of the Year for 2017. After helping Atlanta to the MLS Cup 2018 he signed for Newcastle for £21 million, a club record and the highest fee for an MLS player.

Almirón made his international debut for Paraguay in 2015 and represented the country at the Copa América Centenario.

Newcastle United FC
Newcastle United F.C. squad - 2020–21

1 Dúbravka · 2 Clark · 3 Dummett · 4 Ki · 5 Schär · 6 Lascelles (c) · 7 Carroll · 8 Shelvey · 9 Joelinton · 10 Saint-Maximin · 11 Ritchie · 12 Gayle · 13 Muto · 14 Hayden · 15 Willems · 17 Krafth · 18 Fernández · 19 Manquillo · 20 Lejeune · 21 Elliot · 22 Yedlin · 24 Almirón · 26 Darlow · 30 Atsu · 36 S. Longstaff · 43 M. Longstaff ·

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