Manchester City Completes Julian Alvarez’s Signing from River Plate for €17M But Player To Reman With Plate

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Manchester City has completed the signing of Julian Alvarez from River Plate for a fee of just over £14 million.

Manchester City Completes Julian Alvarez's Signing from River Plate for €17M But Player To Reman With Plate

The highly-rated attacker celebrated his 22nd birthday by signing a five-and-a-half-year agreement at the Etihad Stadium, following significant speculation of a move to the north west.

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Alvarez joins for 17 million euros (£14.1 million), having scored 36 goals and provided 25 assists in 96 outings for River Plate.

The forward will “stay on loan with River at least until July 2022,” according to Manchester City, with the Buenos Aires giants expecting to reach the Copa Libertadores final in October.

Txiki Begiristain, the City director of football, is enthused about Alvarez’s potential. He has already earned six senior caps for Argentina.

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“Julian is a player we’ve been watching for a while,” he remarked.

“He can play in a variety of attacking positions, and we believe he’s one of South America’s top young attacking players.”

“I’m overjoyed that we were able to bring him to Manchester City.” I am confident that we can give him with the ideal environment in which to reach his full potential and become a top player.”

Manchester City Completes Julian Alvarez's Signing from River Plate for €17M But Player To Reman With Plate

Manchester City fans have been fascinated by transfer guru Fabrizio Romano’s three-word mantra, ‘Here We Go,’ after a week of uncertainty.

Manchester City club statement below;

In a competition between some of Europe’s greatest teams, United, Atletico Madrid, AC Milan, and Inter Milan were all interested in signing Alvarez.

Even if City lacked the tradition of those teams, they had a strong chance of succeeding and the chance to work with Pep Guardiola.

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