David Alaba: Man United plotting surprise transfer move for Bayern Munich star

David Alaba: Man United plotting surprise transfer move for Bayern Munich star

- David Alaba's current deal with Bayern Munich expires at the end of this season

- Top European clubs have started showing interest in landing him

- Man United have joined the chase for the Austrian versatile superstar

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Manchester United are the latest top European club to register their interest in signing Bayern Munich veteran, David Alaba when the January transfer window opens.

The 28-year-old Austrian runs out of contract at the end of the ongoing season and the Bavarians are not showing signs of handing him an extension at the Allianz Stadium.

Alaba was instrumental to Hans-Dieter Flick winning a treble at the end of the last campaign and months after that, he will be free to speak with prospective clubs ahead of a summer move.

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The Austrian has already been linked with a move to Chelsea, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain owing to his versatility on the pitch.

David Alaba: Man United plotting surprise transfer move for Bayern Munich star
David Alaba in action for Bayern Munich during their Champions League clash against Atletico Madrid. Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto.
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He can play in the centre-back or left-back as well as in the middle of midfield which is an advantage for any club who signs him.

Daily Express reports that the Austrian defender is not planning to extend his reign at the Allianz Arena and appears set to leave on a free transfer at the end of the season.

With all these clubs battling to sign the Bayern legend, the Red Devils have now jumped in the chase for the defender.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking to sign a new centre-back in the summer transfer window, while also keeping tabs on Dayot Upamecano.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Chelsea look like the most likely team to sign veteran Bayern Munich defender, David Alaba when he becomes a free agent, reports claim.

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Alaba who can play as a centre-back or a left-back defender will not sign a new deal with the Bundesliga giants after the offer of a new contract was taken off the table.

The Austrian's contract at the Allianz Arena is set to expire at the end of the season with Real Madrid, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain also in the position to sign the defender.

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