There was long speculation about David Alaba's future club.
Now the goal of the free defender seems to have been set.
Munich - In November, FC Bayern President Herbert Hainer announced on
that the record champions had not been able to come to an agreement with David Alaba and that his contract would not be extended.
The Austrian was then discussed at the big clubs, and his salary claims in particular left only a few options open.
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The 28-year-old played for Munich for 13 years and collected a number of titles, including two triple wins.
David Alaba * is now moving to Real Madrid, as
on Tuesday evening.
The Austrian international should sign a long-term contract with the capital city "promptly", it said.
There is talk of a contract until 2026, apparently the financial claims including the bonus for advisor Pini Zahavi have been accepted.
A confirmation of the two top clubs for the transfer is still pending, the upcoming signature was announced during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern and Bayer Leverkusen.
In the Tuesday evening game, Alaba flashed his class and initiated the two goals of his team, the all-rounder had helped out on the six.
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The Spanish sports newspaper
that the defensive player is already looking for a house in a posh suburb of Madrid.
Accordingly, Alaba could soon move to the La Finca district, where his former teammate and probably future teammate Toni Kroos also resides *.
David Alaba: does the move trigger a transfer castling?
A real legend could go now
The two-time Champions League winner is apparently one of the top earners in Madrid. With an annual salary of more than 20 million, he would immediately be on a par with the big stars like Eden Hazard, Luka Modric or Karim Benzema. The seemingly perfect transfer of the Bayern professional could also cause a castling in the Madrid team. Because the future of Sergio Ramos has not yet been finally clarified, the contract of the central defender ends in the summer. He could now be replaced by the seven-year-old Viennese.
Alaba's trainer Hansi Flick blocked a statement about the transfer of his player. “He hasn't said anything yet. You can tell a lot, "he said jokingly in an interview with
. The broadcaster relies on its sources.
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