Chelsea and Man City eyeing move for 28-year-old Bundesliga star

By | May 3, 2021

Man City and Chelsea are reportedly preparing to go head to head for the services of Bayern Munich versatile defender David Alaba at the end of the season.

The Austria international will be available for free at the end of current campaign, and a number of top European teams are believed to be interested in securing his services.

Barcelona and Real Madrid have been heavily linked with the 28-year-old defender who has managed t found back of the net twice and provided two assists in 33 games for the German champions during the 2020-21 season.

However, according to the Daily Star, neither of the Spanish teams can afford the £400,000-a-week deal that Alaba is demanding following to the financial problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

As a result, the report suggests that Chelsea and Man City are now frountrunners to get the deal done for the 28-year-old defender.

Alaba’s agent Pini Zahavi recently denied talks that his client has already reached a verbal agreement with La Liga giants Barcelona over a move to Camp Nou later this year.

The versatile defender has also previously been rumoured with a switch to  Manchester United as possible replacement to Victor Lindelof who has failed to fulfill his potential.