La Liga giants Real Madrid are currently in the lead to sign David Alaba from Bayer Munich as they seek ways to strengthen their squad.
Talks between Real Madrid and Alaba’s agent have been progressing well with the Spaniards expected to snap the free agent soon.
He will however have to wait until next summer before moving to Spain according to reports confirmed by sports journalist Fabrizio Romano.
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“Real Madrid are leading the race to sign David Alaba. Talks with his agent are now ‘progressing’ in order to reach an agreement as a free agent, but *not* signed yet. He received approaches from 5 different club – and he always had the dream of playing for Real.
Real Madrid was leading the race to sign David Alaba since the beginning of January. And today Marca confirms that the deal with Real Madrid is set to be completed. He’s joining as a free agent next summer.” Said Fabrizio
So far Liverpool and Paris Saint Germain are the biggest clubs in Europe to join the race to sign the winger who is keen to play at his dream club under Zidane.
“David Alaba’s dream was always to play for Real Madrid. The pre-contract is ‘almost ready’ and agreed since the first days of January when Real was leading the race. LFC and PSG made their bid in December.” Said Fabrizio