Newcastle are reported to be interested Pablo Daniel Piatti, a 21 year-old Argentine winger who currently plays at UD Almería in the Spanish La Liga.
Pablo Daniel Piatti – 21 year-old Argentine winger
First of all we should say we have no idea if these reports are true or not, but at least he seems around the right age.
The reports suggest Newcastle may be keen on the 5’4″ left winger, who can also play as a second striker, and the Tyneside club may even make a bid for the player within the next week, before the January transfer window closes.
Newcastle already have Coloccini and Gutierrez at the Newcastle club, so the youngster could settle in easily with the two experienced Argentine Internationals already on Tyneside.
Almeria will not allow Piatti to go cheaply, but the third bottom side in the Spanish First division, would surely jump at the chance of a reasonable fee from the famous Newcastle United club.
The player started his career at Estudiantes in 2006, and in two years there he made over 60 appearances for the Argentine club, based in La Plata, and scored around 16 goals.
In 2008 Piatti was sold to UD Almería in Spain., and so far has played over 80 times for the Spanish club, with around 20 goals.
It’s hard to gauge just how good this La Carlota born player is, but in 2007 he was in the Argentine U20 squad that won the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada.
In the final Argentina beat the Czech Republic 2-1, and had players in the team such as Angel DiMaria, now playing at Real Madrid, and Sergio Agüero, now at Atletico Madrid.
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