Atlanta United chief tells Arsenal they’ll need to triple offer for Miguel Almiron - football

Atlanta United chief tells Arsenal they’ll need to triple offer for Miguel Almiron



The Paraguayan will not be moving to the Premier League on the cheap (Picture: Getty)
Atlanta United president Darren Eales has played down suggestions Miguel Almiron is set to join Arsenal in January and says they would need to triple the rumoured price of £11million.
Reports emerged last week suggesting the Gunners were looking to sign the Paraguay international when the transfer window reopens, having taken Major League Soccer by storm since moving to Atlanta.
A price tag of £11m was mooted, but Eales says any club looking to sign Almiron will need to break the bank to land him.
Almiron was named in the MLS Best XI last season (Picture: Getty)
Speaking about the rumours, Eales ? whose names was spelt incorrectly in the initial reports ? joked on the 92.9 The Game radio show: ?So there were two clues as to why that was total nonsense, one was Eagles, not Eales. ?And the other was the suggestion of £11m because it would have to take at least triple that for me to even get out of bed and think about any bids for Almiron.
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?So everyone knew, as soon as they saw that figure, that it was a load of rubbish.?
Asked again if the £11m ? or $14.5m ? was too small a fee to land Almiron, Eales confirmed: ?Oh yeah, way, way light, absolutely.?
If Emery does indeed want to sign Alm...
source: metro-arsenal
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