Newcastle United talisman Miguel Almiron is focusing on League Cup glory this weekend with the Magpies – but when he wins, he will not be celebrating on the native chippy.

Tremendous Miggy has completely revealed to FourFourTwo that though he has assimilated nicely in England with the native tradition… he nonetheless does not actually just like the nationwide dish of fish and chips. 

“My first day right here I used to be given some fish and chips to attempt… let’s simply say I favor Paraguayan meals!” the wideman laughed diplomatically.

Newcastle ahead Miguel Almiron has 10 targets this time period – and he owes none of it to battered fish (Picture credit score: Stu Forster / Getty Photographs)

“Just a few of my English team-mates have tried some mate [a caffeine-rich tea drunk through a special straw] however I’m undecided they favored it an excessive amount of, aside from Trippier who obtained into it when he was enjoying for Atletico Madrid. 

Meals preferences apart, Almiron has settled in nicely to the Premier League since he arrived in 2019. It might be unusual for followers to recollect, too – particularly after the Saudi Arabian-backed takeover of the Magpies – however Almiron was a club-record signing for Newcastle. That is since been dwarfed by different stars akin to Joelinton, Bruno Guimaraes and Alexander Isak. 

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Miguel Almiron grew to become Newcastle’s document signing when he joined from Atlanta United (Picture credit score: PA Photographs)

“Loads was spoken about that [the club record fee] on the time nevertheless it by no means fearful me,” Almiron explains now. “It was a dream to return right here, to Europe and to a historic membership like Newcastle with all that entails. I thought of nothing aside from having fun with my soccer and making an attempt to enjoying nicely for Newcastle within the Premier League.