Rafael Benitez denies Newcastle bid for Atlanta United’s Miguel Almiron | Soccer

Newcastle United didn’t make a £15 million ($19 million) bid for Miguel Almiron as has been reported, in response to Rafael Benitez.

Atlanta United star Almiron is about to face the Portland Timbers within the MLS Cup on Saturday having hit 13 targets within the run to the ultimate.

Studies have claimed Newcastle, once more the topic of takeover speak, is eager on a January transfer for the Paraguay worldwide, placing a profitable supply on the desk.

Atlanta president Darren Eales described the suggestion Almiron might depart on mortgage as “laughable” whereas saying the 24-year-old wouldn’t be allowed to depart for “chump change.”

And Benitez, who highlighted West Ham’s spending after his crew went down 3-Zero to Manuel Pellegrini’s aspect within the Premier League on Saturday, additionally dismissed the Almiron hypothesis.

He informed reporters on Friday: “I do not discuss gamers, however I’ve heard that somebody has stated we made a proposal and after, we stated: ‘No, we did not make any supply.’

“We do not discuss gamers. If we make a proposal, they may know, we’ll know and never essentially the press will know.

“In the meanwhile, there isn’t a information and we supply on with the gamers that we now have attempting to do our greatest for the subsequent recreation.”

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