Julian Alvarez was the great figure of the victory of River in view of Unionwhich meant the first success of the cast of Marcelo Gallardo in the current edition of the Professional League. With his two goals, he was very close to reaching the Colombian Rafael Santos Borre as the top scorer of the cycle Marcelo Gallardo at the millionaire
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Borré is still in the lead as the scorer of the Gallardo era with 55 so many. Álvarez is following him very closely who, after his brace against Tatengue, came to 53. The podium completes it with its 41 conquests Lucas Alariowho left River for Bayer Leverkusen in Germany in mid-2017.
Of all the forwards that the Doll has used since 2014, the Colombian was the one who played the most: 149 games. The one born in Calchín, Córdoba, has 115 presentations in the team.
Álvarez’s pass was already acquired by Manchester City of England for an amount €18 million -17 million and a plus of 1.5 million-, so the player He must join his new team once the Millionaire finishes his participation in the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadoresinstance in which it will be measured against Vélez Sarsfield.
The top five scorers of the Gallardo era:
- Rafael Borre: 55 goals.
- Julian Alvarez: 53 goals.
- Lucas Alario: 41 goals.
- Ignacio Scocco: 38 goals.
- Gonzalo Martinez: 35 goals.
How many games does Julián Álvarez have left at River
Álvarez will go to Manchester City once River finishes playing the round of 16 of the Copa Libertadores. This indicates that, in the absence of any inconvenience, the striker He would have four games left with the Millonario cast shirt.
Those meetings would be:
- Saturday, June 25, 8:30 p.m., River vs. Lanús (Professional League)
- Wednesday, June 21, 9:30 p.m., Vélez vs. River (first leg of the Copa Libertadores round of 16)
- Sunday, July 3, 8:30 p.m., Huracán vs River (Professional League)
- Wednesday, July 6, 9:30 p.m., River vs. Vélez (second leg of the Copa Libertadores round of 16)