DeAndre Yedlin reveals the real difference Miguel Almiron has made to Newcastle United

DeAndre Yedlin says Miguel Almiron has given Newcastle United a "different dimension".

Saturday, 23rd March 2019, 9:10 am
Updated Saturday, 23rd March 2019, 9:38 am
Miguel Almiron.

The club has taken 11 points from a possible 18 in the Premier League since Almiron joined in January from Atlanta United.

Almiron – who played for Paraguay in their 1-0 defeat to Peru last night – became Major League Soccer's most expensive export when Newcastle signed him in a deal which could cost £21million including add-ons.

USA international Yedlin, once the MLS's record transfer himself, believes United are "less predictable" with midfielder Almiron in the side.

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"He’s done unbelievable," the defender told mlssoccer.com. "He’s been great. He’s added a different dimension to our attack.

“Our attack has gotten a lot less predictable now, which is good. We’ve done pretty well (and) been in the best form of our season, so it speaks a lot on him coming.

"It’s fantastic. Obviously, to see any player come over from MLS is great. But then to spend that much money on a player from MLS, I think it speaks a lot on the league and it speaks a lot on the player, as well.

"I was keeping tabs while he was over here. It was hard not to. His name was everywhere."