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OFFICIAL: Madrid sign David Alaba on five-year deal


Spanish giant, Real Madrid, have confirmed the official signing of former Bayern Munich and Austria midfielder, David Alaba, on a five-year deal.

Alaba moves to the Bernabeu after spending about 13 years at the Allianz Arena, amidst interests from Premier League sides, including Liverpool and Manchester City.

A statement confirming Alaba’s signing on Los Blancos’ website said that the player would be unveiled at the end of the EURO 2020 championship which begins next month.

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“Real Madrid C. F. has reached an agreement with David Alaba for the player to join the club for the next five seasons.

“David Alaba will be unveiled as a new Real Madrid player after the end of the 2021 European Championship,” the statement read.

The 28-year-old who had a prior agreement with Madrid on January 18 would officially join his new club when his contract at Bayern expires on June 30.

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According to Marca, the defender’s five-year contract is worth 11 million euros (£10.5m) per season.

Sky Sports reported that Alaba had been at Bayern since 2008, winning 10 Bundesliga titles, two Champions Leagues and six German Cups.