AC Milan will be left feeling a sense of regret as one of their former targets Julian Alvarez continues to break records with River Plate.
Last night, Alvarez scored 6 goals in River Plate’s 8-1 win against Allianz Lima in the Copa Libertadores group stages, rewriting the pages of their 121-year history as no River player has ever scored that many goals in a single game.
It was a true exhibition of ruthless finishing and smart movement, while Calciomercato.com report how Manchester City can smile as they have secured him for next season. He could have arrived in Italy, with Milan and Inter both enquiring to understand the feasibility of the operation.
In the end neither Milanese club turned their interest into anything more concrete and so another young talent will head for England where he will learn from Erling Haaland. In the meantime, Milan are scouting for their centre-forward of the future after Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s injury, and it could have been Alvarez.