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Barcelona couldn’t afford Alaba

Mon 04 January 2021 | 11:21

Real Madrid are currently leading the race for David Alaba, whose contract is due to expire this summer.

Alaba’s

free departure from

Bayern Munich

this summer was confirmed last month, with the 28-year-old’s agent,

Pini Zahavi,

is said to be instrumental in deciding his client’s future.

According to Marca, although

Barcelona

expressed their interest in the Austrian, they couldn’t afford the move because of the economic situation facing the Catalan giants.

Alaba

can play in midfield and defense, born from a Nigerian father and a mother from the Philippines in Vienna, the 29-year-old came through the youth system at

Bayern

after joining the Bavarians at 16 from Rapid Vienna, he went on to make more than 400 appearances for the German champions.


source: SportMob