It's official! David Alaba is a Real Madrid player after signing on a Bosman deal, after 13 years at Bayern Munich.
Real Madrid has announced the signing of David Alaba from Bayern Munich, the German champions.
After opting out of a new contract at the Allianz Arena, the versatile Austrian international was available on a free transfer.
“Real Madrid CF has reached an agreement with the player David Alaba, who will remain linked to the club for the next five seasons,” read a statement released by the club on Friday.
“David Alaba will be presented as a new Real Madrid player after the completion of Euro 2021.”
And Los Blancos have won the race to sign Alaba, who has agreed to a five-year contract at the Santiago Bernabéu.
The announcement comes at the end of a hectic week for Real, which saw coach Zinedine Zidane sacked for the second time in three years.
Official and confirmed. David Alaba is a new Real Madrid player, club statement announces. Contract until June 2026 and salary around €12m net per season. ⚪️ #RealMadrid #Alaba https://t.co/6YmBL5LGXy— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 28, 2021
Alaba, 28, spent 13 years with Bayern Munich, where he won every major award available to him, totaling 27 major awards.
He has the ability to play left back, center back, and midfield.