Manchester City fans have been reacting to the news that the Citizens are set to make a late move for Bayern Munich defender David Alaba.
Alaba has been one of the best defenders of the 21st century. He has made 419 appearances for Bayern throughout his career to date (Transfermarkt), helping the Bavarians win nine Bundesliga titles as well as two Champions League trophies, while he has also been named the Austrian Footballer of the Year on no less than seven occasions.
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However, he will be playing for another club next season after confirming he will leave Bayern (Goal.com). A number of clubs have been linked with a move for the £49.5m-valued 28-year-old (Transfermarkt), including Real Madrid (The Guardian), but The Daily Star is now reporting the Citizens are to make a last effort to sign him. The Austrian is said to be looking for a salary of £400,000 a week.
The news was shared on Twitter by @City_Chief, and the fans took to the social media platform to share their thoughts.
Let’s see what the fans had to say about the Alaba news below
“Am not sure we need this guy at City he is 28yrs now soon hitting 30 that’s why he wants a club with money so that he can pile up some money for himself, trust me he will not be committed in playing for City, he is just looking for money bcos soon he is hitting 30”
“Almost half a million pounds a week. That’s a crime. Sometimes I want to stop watching football just for this reason.”
“that salary is absurd……would wreck the whole teams salary structure…..”
“We need to be careful with our wage bill , if haaland or messi on the cards too”
“400k a week..I’d say sign him because his free transfer anyway..his valued at 45M plus.. this will compensate his wages anyway if city were to sign him on a 3 to 4 year contract.”
“Wouldn’t mind having him plus Zinny and Mendy would learn a lot from him”
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