Alvarez makes 2028 dedication to Man Metropolis after dazzling with Haaland and Messi

Julian Alvarez was backed to turn into one of many world’s most-feared strikers after extending his Manchester Metropolis contract on Thursday.

The Argentina World Cup winner dedicated to a one-year extension, that means he’s signed as much as Metropolis by means of to the top of the 2027-28 season.

Former River Plate frontman Alvarez has managed 10 objectives in 33 video games for Metropolis thus far, beginning 14 occasions and scoring at a charge of 1 strike each 160.1 minutes.

He’s working within the shadows of Erling Haaland, because the Norwegian enjoys a record-breaking first season in England.

Nevertheless, Metropolis are assured 23-year-old Alvarez is already able to inflicting his personal harm on the highest degree within the membership sport, and are optimistic he’ll solely enhance over the subsequent 5 years.

Alvarez mentioned after signing up: “I’ve been actually happy with my first season right here, however I’ve loads extra I can do. I do know I could be higher, and Metropolis supply me every thing I have to fulfil my potential. I’m now centered on getting higher and serving to Metropolis win trophies.”

Txiki Begiristain, Metropolis’s director of soccer, described Alvarez as “the best blueprint for a younger footballer”.

“His progress to this point has been actually good, however we are actually totally centered on growing his sport even additional and turning him into top-of-the-line strikers in world soccer,” mentioned Begiristain, who has accomplished a decade at Metropolis since becoming a member of from Barcelona.

Alvarez’s 4 objectives on the World Cup underlined his fast progress, with the striker proving a succesful foil for Golden Ball winner Lionel Messi.

Begiristain mentioned: “We noticed on the World Cup what a particular expertise he’s. To win that trophy at his age is wonderful and we’re all very happy with what he achieved.”