As one of Nice’s best players since the start of the season, Saint Maximin has put his footing on five goals (3 goals, 2 assists) out of Nice’s total of 13 goals in Ligue 1 2018/19. Let’s see in the next upcoming season, what is special in Saint Maximin transfer news in the following article.
- Name: Allan Saint-Maximin
- Age: 25
- Nationality: France
- Position: striker
- Height: 173cm
- Weight: 67kg
With his overly individualistic style of play, he was criticized a lot, but Saint-Maximin was always confident and defended his football philosophy. The Newcastle winger said in an interview with So Too: “I want to do impressive things, change the rules, that’s my goal. I wanted to recognize what basketball player Michael Jordan did in his heyday, which changed the lives of several people. That’s where true sporting beauty comes in. “Saint Maximin added: “Anyone who has played with me knows very well the pure quality, I have nothing to envy Sadio Mané.”
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Chelsea and Tottenham expecting for Saint Maximin
Last season, he was one of the best players on the Newcastle side. The 25-year-old star is a versatile attacking player, he can play either as a winger or a winger. The player born in 1997 has strength and speed, he has strong sloping situations and creates high mutations.
With his impressive performances, Saint Maximin became the target of many big clubs in England. Chelsea and Tottenham are both interested in signing the Newcastle player, and Tuchel and Conte want to work with the 25-year-old.
Although Chelsea has signed Raheem Sterling, Tuchel seems interested in signing another attacking player. Saint-Maximin would be a very good addition as he can play on both flanks and also as a second striker when required. The 25-year-old can unlock the defense with his quick pace and can defuse Chelsea’s attacking disasters.
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Newcastle demands a high price for the transfer
Chelsea and Tottenham are said to have inquired of Newcastle about the signing of Allan Saint-Maximin.
But Newcastle’s high valuation has caused both Chelsea and Spurs to have no official move. Accordingly, Toon values Saint-Maximin over £40 million, according to The Athletic.
Both London clubs are said to have hoped Newcastle would accept a low price for Saint-Maximin. They have all approached the French player’s agent, they are also willing to spend £25 million for this deal.
The Daily Mail reports that Newcastle is planning to extend the contract with the French player. In the new contract, he will become one of the highest-paid players on the team. Coach Howe considers Saint-Maximin one of the players not for sale.
According to the Daily Mail, Saint-Maximin himself is also eager to sign a new agreement in St. James ‘Park, you are very satisfied with the ambition of the club under the wealthy Arab owners. In 2022, Newcastle spent £142 million on players, the most in the Premier League. They are still looking for new signings this summer.
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He made his Ligue 1 debut for Saint Étienne on 1 September 2013, after coming on as a substitute for Romain Hamouma in the 69th minute in a 2–1 home win over Bordeaux.
After two years playing at Saint-Étienne, on 31 July 2015, Saint-Maximin moved to Monaco but was immediately loaned to German club Hannover 96. On 28 July 2016, Saint-Maximin resumed his new journey at Bastia on a season-long loan.
Saint Maximin transferred to Nice on 7 August 2017. He is the only man in the French league this season to hit 100 dribbles in the first leg with 112 in 16 games, more than the second place is Jeff Reine-Adelaide of Angers (88 times) a lot.
Along with the versatility and ingenuity of his teammate Youcef Atal (68 percent successful dribbling), Saint-Maximin helped Nice become the No. 377 times, surpassing the defending champion PSG (308 times). These are also two teams in Ligue 1 2018-19 with more than 300 dribbles. Arranged by coach Patrick Vieira to play in the left corridor, but he is also capable of playing as an attacker, supporting the highest attack spear Kpene Ganago.
Saint Maximin transfer to Newcastle United
On 2 August 2019, he joined Premier League Newcastle United on a six-year contract. He made his debut nine days later in Newcastle’s defeat to Arsenal on the opening day of the Premier League season. On 5 December 2019, he scored the first goal of a 2–0 win over Sheffield United. His second goal came in the fourth round of the FA Cup against Oxford United in League One.
The Frenchman also scored the winning goal in Newcastle’s 1 – 0 aggregate win over Southampton in a Premier League match on 7 March 2020. On 1 July, Saint-Maximin made three moves. assists fixed the victory with a score of 4-1 against rivals Bournemouth.
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