Date: 23rd January 2020 at 12:05pm
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According to the Chronicle, United are monitoring ’s situation with in the as they look to potentially strengthen an attack that has seen their centre-forward options score just one league goal between them this season. 

The 26-year-old, a former teammate of ’s of course, scored 27 goals in 29 league games last season (per Transfermarkt) and has previously been described as a forward who can use ‘good movement and an excellent vertical jump as opposed to strength’, potentially providing another option to the likes of and

Recently, the Venezuelan hinted he missed his former teammate in Almiron and, while the Chronicle’s report does not exactly suggest any move for Martinez is imminent, they do claim head of recruitment Nickson has previously scouted him.

With that in mind, a number of Newcastle online reacted positively to the rumours, as you can see in the tweets below after @NUFC360 relayed the story.

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