January 19th, in an interview with the official website of the Manchester City Club, the team forward Alvarez
Si talked about some of his current situation, his teammates and the head coach and other topics.
Alvarez said that he tried to listen to every piece of advice from Guardiola in every training session.
First of all, Alvarez talked about his teammate Harland. He said that this player helped him a lot.
Alvarez said: “I have always said that he is not only a very good player, but also a very good person, and he is always trying to help me.”
“As a player, he’s already shown how good he is with the goals he’s scored, not just at Manchester City, but at his previous clubs. What surprised me was his
Mentality, he wants more every day. And, for his size, he’s so strong, quick, smart and decisive in front of goal.”
“He is decisive for the team, so I try to learn from him every day and see what I can learn from him. It always helps to play with the best players, I haven’t
Playing with him on the pitch, so I’m trying to prepare myself so that I can play as a lone striker or with him and give my all on the pitch no matter what the situation is.”
Subsequently, Alvarez was asked about the situation of the coach Gallardo at River Plate and the current coach Guardiola. Alvarez pointed out that the two are different, but both have helped him to make progress.
Alvarez put it this way: “Obviously they are different, but they also have a lot in common.”
“It’s been fantastic working with Gallardo over the years because I’ve grown a lot as a player and as a person under his leadership and I’ve made a difference in different roles.
, that helped me. Now that I’m here with Pep Guardiola, obviously in every training session I try to listen to every piece of advice he gives in order to improve.”
“They may ask of me differently, but as a 22-year-old player, I’m trying to learn and listen every day in order to keep improving.”
Subsequently, Alvarez talked about the situation of the Premier League title race. Manchester City is currently 8 points behind the leader Arsenal.
Next, Manchester City will usher in Tottenham coached by Conte.
Speaking about this, Alvarez said: “Every game in the Premier League is a challenge and there are a lot of great teams with top players.”
“Tottenham have played fantastic football over the years and this season too, so it’s going to be a big game. But like I said, we’re going to focus on ourselves and we want to get more points, so it’s a big game.
It will be a good game and we will try to win as usual.”
“Arsenal have done a great job but we’re just focused on the games coming up, on doing well in those games, game after game, trying to win and not lose points.”