River is preparing for 2022 and had a transfer market with many signings. He added defenders, midfielders and the only deficit was up front.
With the sale of Federico Girotti and the non-renewal of Benjamin Rollheiser, River was left with five attackers.
Julián Álvarez is the great figure of Argentine football and has already been transferred to Manchester City. At least he will stay at the club until July and the Millionaire’s idea is that he can extend until December. In the scheme that Gallardo thinks, he would be the only starting forward and would be accompanied by offensive midfielders.
Braian Romero arrived at River and quickly responded. He was up to the task, he converted several goals and earned a place. He would start as a substitute this season, but he is a very important alternative.
Flabian Londoño comes from being the top scorer for the Reserve and is one of the hopes for the future. His big problem was injuries and he will need to get continuity to be able to have a first class level.
Jorge Carrascal could be Marcelo Gallardo’s surprise as a striker. “I’ve been thinking about it for a long time, I’ve been analyzing it, because he’s always been a player who hasn’t been able to continuously exploit his talent. And he has all the ingredients to unbalance: dribbling, change of pace. I wanted to see him there and it’s not that That means that it can be a direct alternative, although it does give us that opportunity, “said the Doll.
Matías Suárez underwent surgery three months ago and continues to recover. We must remember that he was the best player in Argentine soccer before his injury arrived and he will be one more reinforcement when he manages to be 100% physically. We must not forget the Cordovan striker!