There was a time in December when it really looked like Miguel Almiron was on the verge of moving to the Premier League.

Several stories in the South American media said the player was close to signing for Newcastle United, but things went cold for a couple of weeks now.

This Tuesday, the story is brought back by Argentine newspaper Olé, who now links the Paraguayan star to Tottenham Hotspur.

The outlet was actually covering the arrival of Pity Martinez to Atlanta United, and when explaining the delay for the signing, they say one of the highest paid players would have to leave the MLS side.

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Miguel Almiron is one of these guys, and Atlanta are reportedly demanding US$30m (about £23m) for the sale. The only club named as interested is Spurs.

There’s not much else added by Olé, although they do make it sound like Atlanta’s plan is to make some cash with Almiron’s departure.

If Tottenham would provide them with that opportunity, at an acceptable price, there’s a good chance of a deal.