BARCELONA are reportedly plotting an audacious raid on Bayern Munich for David Alaba.
Spanish newspaper Sport claims the Austrian left-back could possibly be on his technique to Catalonia this summer season in a mega-money deal.
Alaba is considered probably the greatest defenders in world soccer.
And he might arrive as competitors for Jordi Alba, who just lately signed a brand new long-term contract.
Alaba can also be in a position to play as a central midfielder and even a No 10, with Barcelona able to pay huge for his versatility.
Bayern are presumably open to promoting too, with a deal for Atletico Madrid’s Lucas Hernandez reportedly near completion.
Arsenal fan Alaba has been enjoying in Bavaria since 2008, having joined as a teen from Austria Wien.
The 26-year-old has since gained seven Bundesliga titles, three German Cups and the 2013 Champions League.
However Alaba admits he could possibly be tempted by a brand new problem, saying: “I’m conscious that some day I should decide however I nonetheless really feel good right here.
“However I also can think about myself taking a unique path, taking one other step or in search of a brand new problem.
“I’m leaving all of it open. I’ve targets this season I wish to attain. That’s the reason there’s no room for these ideas at this second.”