Manchester City celebrated reaching the last 8 of the Champions League with another happy event, as Argentine striker Julian Alvarez agreed to sign a contract extension with the team. The contract, which runs until 2028, was originally until 2027, and this extension is a one-year extension on the original contract, with City increasing Julian Alvarez's salary to £100,000 per week due to his excellent performances.Manchester City tröja 2023
Julian Alvarez officially joined City in July 2022 and since joining, he has made 33 appearances in all competitions, contributing 10 goals and 3 assists, and his value has risen from €20 million to €50 million. Alvarez is also an Argentine striker and Messi's right-hand man. At the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Alvarez put in a great performance, scoring four goals and one assist in seven appearances, and contributing two goals and one assist in the semi-final to help his team eliminate Croatia 3-0. In the end, lifted the Copa Libertadores with Argentina, winning honour and glory for the country. In those days the Argentina Messi jersey was the hottest item.Argentina Messi tröja
However fans felt that Alvarez's salary did not outweigh his outstanding performances and there were further rumours that Alvarez would leave City this summer for a team that would offer him more salary and playing time. Now that the contract extension has been announced, the rumours have been dispelled. But perhaps it was City's fear of Alvarez leaving that brought the extension forward.
After completing the extension, Alvarez said: "I'm very happy to continue to do what I love in a City shirt, my family is just as proud of me and I'm grateful to the team for believing in me enough to give me this opportunity, I'll give it my best shot! Do you think Alvarez will be of value at Manchester City? Come along and discuss!