Julián Álvarez has joined Manchester City from River Plate.
Álvarez will be joining Manchester City as an agreement has been reached. According to Fabrizio Romano, the Argentine joins the reigning Premier League champions as they will pay a fee of €18.5 million to River Plate with bonuses and taxes.
He will join on a five year contract and will remain at River Plate on loan until July. Argentina’s best young talent, the 21 year old forward has lifted the Copa America with the Argentina national team and is expected to make the World Cup team as he is currently part of the team for the World Cup qualifiers.
Julián Álvarez to Manchester City from River Plate, done deal and here we go! Agreement confirmed as expected last week. €18.5m fee to River with bonuses/taxes. Julián will sign for five years. 🕷🇦🇷 #MCFC
Deal now sealed – Álvarez will remain at River Plate on loan until July. pic.twitter.com/3JQYAuS1U3
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 25, 2022