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Newcastle ready to transfer high-income player to Saudi Arabia

Newcastle ready to transfer high-income player to Saudi Arabia

Almiron’s move to Saudi Pro League

Newcastle United are currently in talks with a Saudi Pro League club to sell Miguel Almiron, as detailed by Sky Sports. The discussions over the 30-year-old Paraguayan international come as Newcastle assess their player strategy amid a busy transfer window.

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Transfer window dynamics

The opening of the Saudi transfer window has sparked a flurry of activity, with Newcastle potentially looking to capitalise by offloading Almiron. While the specific Saudi club remains undisclosed, the talks signal a strategic move for Newcastle to potentially recoup their investment from their record £20m transfer from Atlanta United in 2019.

Newcastle’s wider transfer strategy

This potential sale is part of Newcastle’s wider strategy. Newcastle have already offloaded players such as Elliot Anderson and Yankuba Minteh this weekend. Additionally, Dan Ashworth’s departure to Manchester United signals a significant shake-up in response to Player Salary Regulation (PSR) issues.

These moves underscore Newcastle’s proactive approach to managing its squad and financial health while dealing with the complexities of the transfer market.