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Paraguayans abroad

6 Apr 13:30

Miguel Almirón’s future is obviously far from Newcastle. Although he had a couple of games as a starter this year, he has less and less participation and has only played 6 games this season with the “Magpies”.

According to the important British newspaper, “The Mirror”, Newcastle only has in mind to sell it to the Paraguayan, even lowering its value by 100%. The English team had bought him for more than 21 million euros and is now willing to receive only 10 million of the European currency.

One of the teams that would have the Paraguayan on the radar is Leeds United, although Bielsa’s former team is hesitating because of Almirón’s age (28 years old), since they are looking for younger footballers to consolidate and then look for a transfer again. future.

If Leeds didn’t happen, they say it wouldn’t be unreasonable to see Miguel Almirón again in Major League Soccer, where he established himself as an absolute star.

Almirón arrived at Newcastle in 2019, for a millionaire amount and still has a contract until mid-2024.


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Paraguayan Soccer

6 Apr 13:27

The leader and undefeated of the Apertura 2022 tournament, Libertad, opens this Thursday in the group stage of the Copa Libertadores 2022; he will do it against The Strongest of Bolivia in the always complicated height of La Paz.

The albinegra delegation will travel to Bolivian territory this Wednesday afternoon. The bad news has to do with the 5 sensitive casualties that the cabbage team will have for its premiere in the international contest, according to the journalist from Grupo Nación, Rubén Sosa.

The most important perhaps is that of Julio Enciso, the gumarela jewel, who ended up touched in the win against Guaireña, in Villarrica, where he scored two great goals.

In addition to the young crack, who is also the top scorer in the Paraguayan championship with 9 sacred cries, defenders Diego Viera and Miguel Samudio, winger Héctor Villalba and experienced striker Roque Santa Cruz are not going to travel to Bolivia either, all due to physical problems. , so the DT, Daniel Garnero, will have to reassemble the pieces for the clash against the “Tiger”.

Meanwhile, the one who is ready to see action again after a long forced break is the Argentine defender, Alexander Barboza, who has not played since February 20 due to the sanction that had fallen on him by the Disciplinary Court of the Paraguayan Association Soccer after the black and white classic.

El Repollero will face The Strongest this Thursday from 10:00 p.m., at the Hernando Siles stadium in La Paz.


Libertadores Cup 2022

6 Apr 12:52

On the day after the Copa Libertadores superclásico, which ended goalless at Defensores del Chaco, the analyzes from the Olimpia camp are not entirely encouraging, considering that Franjeado was local and let the victory slip away.

The vice president of the dean entity, Pedro Balotta, was even blunt in his account of the game and assured that Olimpia lost two points. “There were two points lost, there is no doubt. We could not miss the victory and above all things because we were superior,” he said in a conversation with Versus Radio on Universo 970 AM.

On the other hand, he assured that from now on, Olimpia is already at a “disadvantage” with respect to Colón de Santa Fe, who debuted with victory. “The main thing is to get the most points. Today we already have a disadvantage with respect to Colón, because Peñarol is not going to be easy. Forget that, it has a tradition on top of it, it knows the Cup matches. It is true that it has not been in a high instance of Libertadores, but it is still a team that has its own”, he sentenced.

On the next date of the group stage, Olimpia will visit Peñarol at the Campeón del Siglo stadium, on April 12, and will close the first local round against Colón on the 27th of this month.