Liverpool and Real Madrid in David Alaba pursuit

Real Madrid are leading the race to sign the Bayern Munich defender David Alaba, who is out of contract in the summer and able to move on a free transfer.

The 28-year-old Austrian wants to leave Bayern in the summer after 12 years at the club and, with uncertainty over Sergio Ramos’s future, Real Madrid have made an initial proposal to the player’s representatives.

Liverpool would also like to sign Alaba next summer and are pushing hard to make it happen. They too have made contact with the player’s representatives but it has long been his dream to play for Real and they are in pole position.

Full story: Guardian

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