Real Madrid have signed an agreement with Bayern Munich defender David Alaba that means the Austrian will join Los Blancos when his contract expires this summer according to a report in Marca.
Alaba has accepted a four-year deal with a salary close to €11m per year. He’s been free to negotiate with whomever he wanted since January 1st and Madrid were quick to act, ensuring that one of the finest defenders in the European game will join them without paying a transfer fee. He’s already passed his medical.
He was highly sought-after. Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool and Chelsea all held serious interest, but Alaba had his heart set on the Santiago Bernabeu.
Bayern wanted him to stay, and had offered him three different deals in the past few months before admitting defeat and accepting that the Austrian wanted to move on to pastures new. Continue reading