“Julián Álvarez, the scorer that Barça needs”: the request by the River Plate striker in Europe

Julián Álvarez, one of the players who watch in Europe (Telam)

Today can be a special day for River Plate. In the stadium Monumental, The team of Marcelo gallardo will seek to add against Racing Club to sentence the tournament of the Professional League and achieve their first local league title since the arrival of Doll as a coach.

The Millionaire He is one step away from celebrating a new championship with a team that scored differently after the first 10 rounds and thanks to a player who is going through the best moment of his sports career.

With 18 goals, Julián Álvarez is one of the tournament’s scorers in the company of José Sand, from Lanús. But beyond his conquests, the scoring ability of the native of Calchín, Córdoba, in the winning streak of the millionaires he does honor to wear the Núñez club’s jacket number 9. Spider has scored an impressive 14 goals in the last nine games, a statistic that caught the attention of the great teams in Europe.

In the last hours, a journalist from the Catalan newspaper Sports world published an opinion note titled: “Julián Álvarez, the scorer that Barça needs”. Signed by Xavier Bosch, the publication refers to the current situation of the 21-year-old who became a fixture in the calls of Lionel scaloni for the Argentine team that has already secured the qualification for the Qatar World Cup in 2022 when there are still four dates left for the end of the Qualifiers.

In addition to describing the conditions that the attacker has, he compares it with one of the offensive jewels that came out of the River Plate quarry in the last decade and that shone in the rival path of the Blaugrana. “Experts say that since the days of Gonzalo Higuaín, River’s quarry had not produced such a scoring center forward”Bosch wrote. “He is the fashionable scorer. It has a present and a lot of future. In Argentina they do not doubt that it will soon make the leap to Europe ”, added the journalist.

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The praise for Julián Álvarez in Mundo Deportivo

It should be noted that the Cordovan striker was a vital piece in the string of great results that Gallardo’s team obtained in this edition of the local championship. River comes with a streak of 12 victories in the last 14 days and adds an undefeated of 15 games.

“Now is the time to sign him. That it does not happen like with Lautaro Martínez. He was in doubt when he was at Racing Club and, when he jumped to Europe thanks to Inter, his price was already unaffordable “, Xavier concluded in Sports world and compared the situation that the Catalan club went through in its choice not to hire the bull, today Álvarez’s partner in Scaloni’s national team.

This last Sunday, after the victory of the Millionaires against Platense in Vicente López, River 9 was asked about the interest of several European teams, but above all about the rumors that indicate that Real Madrid, a Barcelona classic, and Juventus would have it on the radar for the winter market in the Old Continent. “Relax, now I’m focused here and training in River, there are still four or five games left to finish the tournament and then we’ll see,” said Julián. Tonight, in front of a Monumental that will be packed, everyone hopes that the great appearance of Argentine football will add a new chapter to its glorious present.

Julián Álvarez, Santiago Simón, Enzo Fernández 1920
Spider, River’s great figure in the championship (Gettyimages)


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