Manchester City’s rising star, Julian Alvarez, has been making waves in the football world with his exceptional performances this season.
The Argentine sensation, is quickly proving that he belongs among the brightest of stars at Manchester City. With recent stellar performances, Alvarez has silenced doubters and is on track to become a pivotal force in City’s quest to regain their titles.
Micah Richards’ Revelation
The 23-year-old striker, who initially faced doubts about his superstar potential, has stunned pundits and fans alike with his versatility and impact on the pitch.
In a recent interview, former City player Micah Richards confessed to underestimating Alvarez’s potential, Richards admitted,
“I didn’t think he was at the level of a superstar like Haaland, but Alvarez has surprised me. Not just because he can score goals, he can create as well.”
Last season, in his debut campaign for City, he scored 17 goals and provided five assists across all competitions. In the current season, Alvarez has already found the net four times and supplied four assists, making him a key figure in the team.
Julian Alvarez: A Versatile Playmaker
What sets Alvarez apart is his proficiency in creating scoring opportunities. With 16 key passes and five goal-creating actions in the Premier League this season. Consequently, he surpasses all his teammates in these categories.
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown even likened Alvarez to legendary Dutchman Dennis Bergkamp. Keown praised Alvarez’s intelligence, saying,
“He reminds me of Bergkamp because he starts as a striker and just wanders into that position and you’re wondering who will pick him up.”
Alvarez’s ability to find space, create opportunities for his teammates, and seamlessly adapt to different positions on the field has been crucial for City’s success. Furthermore, His presence has softened the blow of Kevin De Bruyne’s absence, a testament to his growing influence.
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