The report states that he's a versatile midfielder, who can also play in the hole, behind the striker. He is blessed with great pace and a powerful shot, and has been excellent this season with the club. He's 6'2'' which shows that he's physically well-built, from clips I've seen from him on Youtube and other sites.... Ricky Alvarez is a talented player.
Ricky Alvarez will come on a free transfer and it will be made official at the end of the Argentine Clausura campaign.... supposedly, nothing is official yet.
Here are some clips displaying his talent:
Here is the link to the article: http://www.goal.com/en/news/11/transfer-zone/2011/05/20/2496004/arsenal-set-to-sign-velez-sarsfields-ricky-alvarez-report