David Alaba reveals that he was “not approached by many clubs” when he walked out of Bayern for nothing

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David Alaba reveals he ‘wasn’t approached by many clubs’ when he walked away from Bayern Munich for free… but the Austrian defender insists Real Madrid was ‘always’ at the top of his list

  • David Alaba will go to Real Madrid for free after the euro this summer
  • The versatile Austrian says he has internalized Bayern Munich’s winning mentality
  • Alaba won no less than 10 Bundesliga titles during his time with Bayern
  • The 28-year-old won a total of 27 trophies during his 13 years at the Allianz Arena

David Alaba has revealed that he was ‘not approached by many clubs’ when his contract with Bayern Munich expired, but insists that Real Madrid has always been his first choice.

The 28-year-old has joined Los Blancos for free and will join his new club after the European Championship.

According to Target a number of Premier League clubs were eager to take over the Austrian’s services, but Alaba insists Bernabeu has always been his favorite destination.

David Alaba maintains that Real Madrid has always been his first choice after leaving Bayern Munich

The versatile Austrian will join his new teammates from Madrid after this summer's European Championship

The versatile Austrian will join his new teammates from Madrid after this summer’s European Championship

‘I was not approached by many clubs, but Real Madrid was at the top of my list. Alaba told the German newspaper To build.

Just like Bayern Munich, they are one of the largest clubs in the world, with a special history and tradition.

There are so many great players in Real Madrid history and so many great wins and trophies.

‘I want to participate and continue this successful story with the club and the fans.

“It will be a new chapter in life for my family and for me. I want to develop personally and professionally, which is exactly why I come to Madrid. ‘

Alaba enjoyed an enchanting spell at Munich, including 10 Bundesliga titles

Alaba enjoyed an enchanting spell at Munich, including 10 Bundesliga titles

Alaba joined Bayern in 2008 and spent 13 years with the German giants, winning a whopping 27 trophies during his time at the Allianz Arena, including 10 Bundesliga titles and two Champions Leagues.

The versatile Austrian is confident that he can contribute to his remarkable prize pool with his new club.

He added: ‘It’s also about winning every game, winning as many trophies as possible every year.

‘I have internalized the winning mentality and the thirst for trophies at Bayern.

“You need that at Real Madrid and I want to take that with me, as well as my experience and my qualities on the pitch.”

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