Real Madrid set sights on Manchester City star in surprise move for new striker: report

Carlo Ancelotti reacts to Real Madrid's defeat at Manchester City in the Champions League in May 2023.
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Real Madrid are interested in signing Manchester City striker Julian Alvarez, according to reports in his native Argentina.

The World Cup-winning forward has started the 2023/24 campaign in fine form for Pep Guardiola’s Treble-winning side.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.