Brighton star forced to issue Newcastle United apology after what he did at St James’ Park
The Brighton and Hove Albion star apologised for that happened at St James’ Park.
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The two Paraguayan internationals clashed in the 83rd minute. Enciso brought down Almiron and made contact with the 29-year-old’s face, which left he didn’t take kindly to.
As Enciso walked away, Almiron had words, which resulted in the former Club Libertad man pushing him away. After Almiron complained to referee Robert Jones, Ensico pushed Almiron again before it was split up by Alexis Mac Allister.
All was OK at full-time, but Enciso issue a public apology to his “idol” on Instagram.
“Seeing everything that I’m being mentioned in, first off I want to say that the things that happen on the pitch stay on the pitch, I never want to fight with anyone and especially with Miguel [Almiron],” he wrote.
“For those that know me and the way I am know the respect I have for Miguel. Still, I apologized, we apologized and now we’re fine. Miguel is an idol of mine, I adore him a lot and we both work hard to put our country at the top.
“Today (Thursday) he won and I wish him the best. Thank you brother for all the advice and the chat we had after the game, I learned a lot from you. Bless up idol, thank you brother and sorry again.
“I know I didn’t leave a good image but I would never do anything bad. I’m young and I’m learning everything every day. Thank you brother.”
Almiron replied: “Everything is left on the pitch. I wish you the best always. Blessings and successes in everything.”
Eddie Howe’s men took a big step towards sealing Champions League qualification following a 4-1 win. A Deniz Undav own goal and goals from Dan Burn, Callum Wilson and Bruno Guimaraes means United are just one win away from finishing the job.
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