The Austria international’s agent denied the speculations that claim his client is about to agree with a move to the Blaugrana.
’s representative hit back at the rumors of the 28-year-old having decided to sign a contract withBarcelona
. The versatile player has attracted the attention of many suitors since he pronounced his plans on departingBayern Munich
in the summer when his contract will run out.
revealed that no agreements have been reached with Barca, telling Goal: “
That’s not true
Barcelona’s new President Joan Laporta, who plans to strengthen the squad in the next window, has met with Zahavi for the terms to be discussed.
Barca have failed to win a trophy in the last campaign and are struggling to tie Lionel Messi down to a new contract as his current one will expire in the summer. Acquiring Alaba’s services may convince the Argentina international to remain put as Barca may be able to secure trophies soon.
The Austrian has contributed to nineBundesliga
and twoChampions League
titles during his time with Bayern.
Many major clubs are eyeing the 28-year-old, withReal Madrid
named as a favourite destination for Alaba. Among the other clubs interested in signing with him are Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus.