January 19 Alvarez accepted an interview on Manchester City’s official website
, talked about Haaland and the game against Tottenham.
[About teammate Harland]
“I always say, he’s a great player and a great person, he’s always trying to help me. Haaland has shown how good he is as a player, he’s scored a lot of goals, not only in
Manchester City, at his former club as well.”
“What amazed me was his mentality, he wanted more every day, he was so strong, quick, smart and decisive. Haaland was decisive for the team so I was learning from him every day, watching
See what you can learn from him. Playing with the best players always helps you.”
“I haven’t played much with him yet, so I’m trying to prepare myself so that I can play in different forms, whether alone or with him up front, I will give my all.”
[About River Plate coach Gallardo and Guardiola]
“Obviously they’re different, but they also have a lot in common. It’s been great to have worked with Gallardo over the years and I’ve grown a lot under him, both as a person and as a player. I’ve played different roles.
role, that helped me. Coming here with Pep now, I try to listen to every piece of advice he gives in training to improve. They may ask of me differently, but as a 22-year-old
Young man, I’m trying to learn and listen every day to keep improving.”
[About the match against Tottenham]
“Every game in the Premier League is a challenge, there are a lot of great teams, a lot of top players. And Tottenham Hotspur is one of them, this season is the same, it will be a key game.
“As I said, we’ll focus on ourselves and we want to get more points. So it’s an intense game and we’ll try to win as always.”
“Arsenal have been playing well but we’re just focused on doing well every game, playing game after game, trying to win and not drop points.”