Julián Álvarez is in a state of grace, he shows it every weekend that he puts on the River shirt. This caught the attention of several clubs in the old continent and the bidding for the jewel of the Millo began.
Julián Álvarez is on the radar of Atlético de Madrid led by Diego ‘Cholo’ Simeone, he joined the list of European clubs that closely follow the great figure of Argentine football and River, according to the Spanish media reported this Wednesday.
The Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo assured in its digital edition that the 21-year-old striker, currently concentrated with the national team for the Qualifiers, would be one of the possible hires of the ‘colchonero’ team in the next transfer market.
“Fiorentina, Milan and Leverkusen were the ones who had shown the most interest in the attacker, but in the last hours Atlético de Madrid has already gotten fully into the race for Julián Álvarez,” published the Catalan media.
Meanwhile, in Argentina, the River leadership and the player’s representative, Fernando Hidalgo, began efforts to renew the contract that ends in December of next year, although for now, the main obstacle is the amount of 25 million that the company has. rescission clause.
On the part of the player, the idea is that the clause does not increase or even lower in order to have a better market next year, but the leadership prefers to improve that figure by virtue of the current situation of the player and the temptations of the powerful European teams.
Álvarez will be the player with the best contract in Argentine soccer, but it remains to be seen the issue of the trigger clause that is far from being agreed upon, so the meetings will resume in December after the elections and after the tournament has ended.