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Newcastle United fans delighted as Miguel Almiron scores for Paraguay

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Newcastle United fans delighted as Miguel Almiron scores for Paraguay

The 25-year-old notched in a game against Jordan last night.

Newcastle United haven’t made a bad start to their 2019/20 campaign, securing four points from their first four fixtures.

Steve Bruce knows he has lots of work to do to win over the supporters but it’s a case of so far so good at the moment.

The international break has seen some members of his squad head out to play a couple of matches for their national team and that might bode well in some cases.

One man who will return full of confidence is forward Miguel Almiron.

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The Paraguayan signed for the Magpies from Atlanta United for £20 million in January (BBC Sport) and has been busy getting up to speed.

Last night he netted his first goal for his country during a 4-2 win over Jordan and it delighted the Newcastle faithful.

Having signed from a team in the MLS there was always going to be a settling in period for Almiron.

Last season he did reasonably well, but this season will be the one where supporters will hope he can make a real impact on the team.

Here is a selection of Tweets following a first international goal for Almiron:

 

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