The question that made Gallardo angry: “Are we going to bring in a kinesiologist?”

With their 4-0 victory over Colo Colo last night at the Monumental, River secured their qualification to the knockout stages of the Copa Libertadores and, with a date left to close their participation in the group stage of the continental competition, and eliminated from the final phase of the Copa de la Liga, begins to think about next season. Amid the rumors about additions, in the Millionaire they have a certainty: Julián Álvarez will leave for Manchester City in the middle of the year. Therefore, it is possible that the board will go out and look for a striker to replace one of its top figures.” We will do our best to bring a player with hierarchy because we are leaving a great footballer, but we must not lie to people and heal. Let’s do our best and see what the options are. The team itself is well formed. We’re not going to do any crazy things. We will go for very specific positions,” Marcelo Gallardo replied when asked by the pass market. At the insistence of the press for greater precision, the DT exposed his annoyance: “And put … but, let’s see, reason. If Julian Alvarez leaves, what are we going to bring, a central marker? Reason it out. We are saying that Julián Álvarez is leaving, what are we going to bring, a kinesiologist? We’re going to try to bring in strikers,” the coach said. At that time, the journalist who asked him the question clarified that what he wanted to know was if there was any particular position, in addition to that of striker, that they planned to reinforce. “If I’m not telling you, it’s because I’m not,” closed the Doll.With 13 points, the Millionaire secured the classification to eighth and the first place in his group. This Wednesday, it will close in the Monumental its participation in the group stage, when it receives Alianza Lima, already eliminated.

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