Mercato | Mercato – Real Madrid: David Alaba reveals the behind the scenes of his transfer!

Posted on November 1, 2021 at 10:30 p.m. by DM

Arrived this summer at Real Madrid, David Alaba discussed his arrival in Spain and Toni Kroos' important role in his transfer.

David Alaba and his agent Pini Zahavi made life difficult for the leaders of Bayern Munich at the end of last season. The Austria international was clamoring for an important contract to continue his adventure in Bavaria. In the end, the two parties failed to come to an agreement, decided to break off negotiations and the player's departure was confirmed. Announced in the sights of several European teams, Alaba finally made the decision to join Real Madrid and find his former coach, Carlo Ancelotti, but also Toni Kroos.

The role of Toni Kroos unveiled

Former teammate of David Alaba, Toni Kroos played an important role in this case. The Austrian player also admitted that the German international had helped him a lot when he arrived at Real Madrid. “Toni and I got along very well in Munich, he was the one of my first contacts here. It helped me a lot, also at the private level, for example when I was looking for a house. His wife was also a big help to my girlfriend, ”said Alaba in an interview with The Kicker.

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