Julian Alvarez has officially signed a new contract with Manchester City that will keep him at the Etihad until 2028.
The Argentina World Cup winner has played a back seat role to Erling Haaland this season but has impressed when given his chances. He has scored ten goals in 33 games so far with the English Premier League champions, after joining from River Plate last July.
Alvarez also scored four goals for Argentina in Qatar and says he is looking forward to further improvement under Pep Guardiola.
He told City’s website: “This is a very proud moment for me and my family. For a club like City to have put their faith in me like this is amazing.
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“I was really happy with my first season here, but I have a lot I can do. I know I can do better, and city It offers me everything I need to fulfill my potential.
“I want to thank the manager, coaches and everyone at City who work behind the scenes for everything they’ve done for me since I joined in the summer. I couldn’t ask for more. This is a club that looks after their players, and I’ve felt so supported throughout my time here.
“Now I’m focused on getting better and helping City win titles.”
90 minutes previously revealed Alvarez has attracted interest from Real Madrid, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, but City have now moved to extend the terms of his previous deal which was due to expire in 2027.
The 23-year-old has started four matches in the Champions League and six more in the Premier League. His last goal came in a 4-1 win over Bournemouth in late February.
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