Seven-time European champions AC Milan are on the trail of highly rated River Plate Julian Alvarez who has been scoring goals for fun in the Argentine league. The report via MilanNews stated that the Rossoneri are monitoring the Argentine attacker closely and club officials would have been impressed with his red-hot form for his team this season.
Milan have been monitoring Alvarez for months. The River Plate player has already drawn comparison with Bayern Munich and Germany star Thomas Mueller from journalist Federico Bulos. According to him, River Plate have the Thomas Mueller of Argentine football in Alvarez as he does not play any specific position. Just like what’s obtainable with Mueller for Bayern and Germany, AC Milan target Alvarez is not a striker, a winger or a playmaker, but a bit of all these things.
Alvarez is seen by many football stakeholders as the best player in the Argentine league. AC Milan are not the only team keen on snapping the attacker up when the transfer window reopens in the coming weeks. Apart from the Rossoneri, German Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen and fellow Italian team Fiorentina are also in the running for the player. It has been revealed that he has a €20m asking price and Milan would be willing to pay the said fee.