Alaba agrees to move
Bayern Munich defender David Alaba is all set to leave the German club at the end of this season when his contract expires, and the player has now agreed on a five-year contract with Real Madrid.
Signing a world-class player like Alaba on a free transfer is a masterstroke from Florentino Perez, and it will be interesting to see if Alaba can adapt to the Spanish League quickly and make a considerable impact on the team next season.
The Austrian defender has won every trophy at club level, and he would be a quality addition to the Real Madrid dressing room in terms of mentality and winning experience.
Alaba can play as a centre back as well as a full-back at his versatility will be very useful for sedan during rotation and injuries.
Meanwhile, Real Madrid have been heavily linked with the move for the Paris Saint Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe.
The French World Cup winner is expected to leave Paris this summer, and Real Madrid are thought to be a potential destination.
According to reports, the Frenchman is already house hunting in the Spanish capital, and it seems that a move to Real Madrid could be on the cards this summer.
It will be interesting to see if Real Madrid can agree on a fee with PSG in the coming weeks.
The French side have been adamant that they do not want to lose Mbappe anytime soon, and it seems that the player might have to force a move in order for the transfer to happen.
Real Madrid are desperate for a Galactico signing after the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo, and Kylian Mbappe would be a stunning addition.
Kylian Mbappe has reportedly started searching for a house in Madrid as speculation he could leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer intensifies.[Mirror]
Mauricio Pochettino to El Larguero: “Mbappé to Real Madrid? I’ll fight with all my energies to keep Kylian here at PSG”. “PSG are doing everything possible to keep Neymar and Mbappé. I am equally optimistic that Mbappé will stay. They both have a huge commitment”.