Date: 13th January 2020 at 8:35am
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Newcastle United manager recently praised for his recent form as the Paraguayan bagged his third goal in six games for in their resolute draw away at Wolves on Saturday. Indeed, the former Atlanta man may have had to wait a while to open his account for , but is looking like a real threat these days. 

Given the reaction inside St. James’ Park following his match-winning goal against Crystal Palace in late-December, the 25-year-old does look to be a popular figure amongst the support. After all, this is a man who was actively encouraged by a ball boy after missing a chance against the aforementioned Midlands outfit back on Tyneside in late-2019.

Now, it appears as if Almiron is a popular figure in the squad too. After giving an interview to the club’s website – one that was posted on Twitter – teammate replied with a GIF saying how proud he was of the player.

Given that the Frenchman is emerging as somewhat of a cult-hero amongst the Toon support himself, this naturally led to quite the reaction online.

https://twitter.com/BenMancebo/status/1216351018935554048

https://twitter.com/tomhughes359/status/1216377441901514758

Can Almiron hit a new level now? Join the discussion by commenting below…