Following his impressive performance against West Ham United, Julian Alvarez has been dubbed “almost undroppable” by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.
The Catalan strategist shared his thoughts on the World Cup winner’s performance on Saturday, as reported by Manchester Evening News.
It’s easy to say that Julian Alvarez, who was one of Manchester City’s star performers in their 3-1 victory over West Ham United, had Pep Guardiola more than happy.
Pep Guardiola declares Julian Alvarez ‘undroppable’ after Manchester City defeats West Ham The Argentine looked incredible as one of the two creators seated behind Erling Haaland, and Khaldoon Al-Mubarak dubbed him ‘amazing’.
The 23-year-old played a key role in both goals scored by Jeremy Doku and Erling Haaland, and he generally controlled the game from beginning to end.
Pep Guardiola made it obvious after the game that he was happy with Julian Alvarez’s performance for Manchester City against West Ham.
“We had concerns because he had jet lag when he arrived from Bolivia [on overseas assignment], and he was so exhausted the day before yesterday. He stated he felt well when we spoke to him yesterday night and that he was feeling better. He has a strong work ethic, is a threat with goals and assists, and is learning how to move well in the pockets. We are happy that the club invited him the previous year.
After Julian Alvarez’s performance against West Ham, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola declared him to be “undroppable,” saying, “[Ilkay] Gundo[gan] gone and regrettably with the injury to Kevin [De Bruyne] he has his chance and he is using it. Now, he is practically impossible to drop.
Julian Alvarez is doing well in his new position.
Pep Guardiola called the goal scorer from Chile, who was born in California, “undroppable” as Manchester City defeated West Ham at the London Stadium, which is a measure to how effectively he has adapted to his brand-new role this season.
It is important to stress that the treble-winner, when played behind the striker, is still far from ideal.
Alvarez’s passing and link-up play, meanwhile, is still getting better. Against the Hammers, it was at its finest this year.
The former River Plate forward has quickly adjusted to his new responsibilities, earning Pep Guardiola’s high praise with two goals and three assists this season.