Paraguay issue Miguel Almiron injury update amid fears his Copa America campaign is over
Newcastle United’s Miguel Almiron is out of Paraguay’s Copa America quarter-final against Peru.
Almiron left the field in tears after suffering what looked like a hamstring injury in Monday night’s defeat to Uruguay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
And it was feared that the midfielder would be ruled out of the rest of the tournament.
Paraguay last night issued an update on Almiron ahead of Friday's game against Peru in Goiania.
The 27-year-old has suffered a muscle edema injury, according to Paraguayan officials.