Manchester United confident of signing David Alaba in January
According to The Daily Star (h/t Express)
Manchester United are confident of beating Real Madrid to Austrian international David Alaba in January
The 28-year-old’s contract at Bayern Munich expires next summer. He is free to talk to other clubs from January and Bayern chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has accepted that the player could leave.
Despite an expensively assembled cast in defence, United have struggled at the back this season. It is clear that defensive reinforcements are needed.
Manchester United are confident of signing David Alaba in January.
Having missed out on signing Dayot Upamecano during the summer transfer window, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen to strengthen his defence.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is keen to sign Alaba as a replacement for skipper Sergio Ramos. It would however appear that United are now leading the chase.
The Red Devils are ready to pay the 28-year-old a huge £12m per year in order to lure him to Old Trafford.