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David Alaba Joins Real Madrid for Free

Real Madrid Football Club of Spain have announced their acquisition of David Alaba from German champions, Bayern Munich.

Alaba joins the Galacticos on a Bosman deal after the expiration of his contract with the serial Bundesliga Champions, where he spent 13 years, winning 27 trophies during that time.

Alaba was sent forth after their last game of the season against Stuttgart, with Club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge presenting him a mural of all the trophies he won during his stay with the Bavarians.

Alaba goes to Madrid a proven winner (Photo Credits: BR Football)

Alaba is one of several exodus from the 13-in-a-roll Bundesliga Champions this summer, with the likes of Jerome Boateng (10 years at the club) Javi Martinez (9 years at the club) and Manager Hansi Flick all leaving for pastures new.

Hansi Flick who led Bayern to their 6th UEFA Champions League success against PSG last term, is set to replace outgoing Die Mannschaft’s Head Coach, Joachim Lowe.

Alaba during his last game for the Bavarian side.

The Austrian, whose parents are Nigerians is a right back, and to fill the void he is leaving, the Munich side has already announced his replacement in the form of Reading’s Omar Richards.

The 28-year-old is joining a resurgent Real Madrid side who just lost Head Coach, Zinedine Zidane, after they ended the La Liga season as runners up behind Diego Simone’s Athletico Madrid.

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