Newcastle United are at present flying excessive following what’s been a exceptional begin to the season so far, though that has not stopped speak of the Magpies probably bolstering their ranks within the close to future, with additional high quality depth wanted to assist preserve their present top-four surge.
Current hypothesis has prompt that one participant who may very well be of curiosity to the northeast facet is Velez Sarsfield teenager, Maximo Perrone, with the 19-year-old having caught the attention of late because of his shows in his native Argentina.
In response to studies within the teen’s homeland – through Sports Witness – the St James’ Park outfit are stated to be readying a proposal of round €10m (£9m) with the intention to land the promising midfielder, with the participant’s current deal at his present facet set to run out in December 2023.
Whereas one thing of an unknown amount to most on these shores, the thrilling expertise has been attracting consideration because of his latest shows, having scored three objectives and registered two assists in 33 video games from his defensive midfield berth at senior degree.
Though nonetheless considerably inexperienced within the first-team set-up, the Argentina U20 worldwide has been tipped for large issues over the previous few years, with former Sarsfield boss Gabriel Heinze stating in 2020 that the membership had a “spectacular” asset on their palms within the type of Perrone.
The teenager sensation – who was additionally believed to be attracting interest from Manchester City earlier this yr – seems to have the standard to be successful in English soccer if he’s to hitch Eddie Howe’s facet any time quickly, with GOAL notably writing of his skills:
‘Tall, left-footed and capable of mix positional intelligence and difficult tackling with excessive consolation when in possession, Perrone is each bit the modern-day midfielder, whereas his previous life as a ahead participant implies that he has additionally been capable of chip in with some key objectives over the course of the marketing campaign.’
The hope can be that the Buenos Aires-born playmaker may type a spectacular midfield partnership with present Newcastle star and fellow South American, Bruno Guimaraes, with the Brazilian ace having shone on the membership since his January arrival from Ligue 1 facet, Lyon.
Like Perrone, the 24-year-old additionally has a watch for objective from his midfield position in entrance of the again 4, having scored eight occasions and offered three assists in simply 29 Premier League video games up to now.
Though such type has unsurprisingly seen the eight-cap ace tipped for a transfer elsewhere – specifically to potentially join La Liga giants Real Madrid – within the short-term Guimaraes may nicely be the perfect man to assist information the younger Argentine, ought to he make the change to England.
Having two such gifted and dynamic property dovetailing within the centre of the park may very well be a massively thrilling prospect so far as Newcastle are involved.