Miguel Almirón was linked with a move to Arsenal last year and the rumours have started circling again.

In January 2017, he moved from Lanus in Argentina to Atlanta United in MLS and has taken another step forward as a player. His team burst onto the scene, with massive crowds and now sit top of their conference.

But what makes the 24-year-old Paraguayan from relatively unknown clubs (at least to most European sides) so special, and would he be a quality signing for Arsenal?

Next, playing style…

2. Goals, goals, goals!

Early last season, Almirón appeared to have the same problem many Arsenal attacking midfielders had in the past: passing it when there was a clear opportunity to score themselves.

Martino urged him to shoot, and shoot he did.

Here is a screamer he scored in the snow in Minnesota:

Here is another strong strike from earlier that season:

What team couldn’t use goals like that?

For Arsenal, Almirón would surely be a useful player.

Next, drawing comparisons…