Spain-ALSHARQIYA January 19: The Spanish sports newspaper "Marca" revealed that Real Madrid, the league champions, has terminated the agreement with Bayern Munich, in order to include the latter's defender David Alaba, starting from next season.
The newspaper said that Alaba will join the royal team, when his contract with the European champions expires on June 30, and it will be Real Madrid's first deals for the new season.
The 28-year-old Austrian defender was free to move with any club starting from January 1, and Real Madrid did not waste time to sign him, noting that Alaba underwent an early medical examination before joining the Spanish capital's team.
According to the newspaper quoted by Alaba's agent Benny Zahavi, the player was the focus of attention of Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, and Paris Saint-Germain, after his relationship with Bayern Munich reached a dead end for financial reasons.
As confirmed by "Marca" earlier, the Royal Club offered Alaba an annual salary of 10 million euros, and a contract extending to 4 seasons.