Bayern Munich player hands in transfer request amid Chelsea interest

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Bayern Munich left-back David Alaba has reportedly handed in a transfer request amid interest from Chelsea.

Alaba has 12 months to run on his Bayern deal but is keen to secure a move away from the Allianz Arena.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is keen on signing a left-back this summer and while the Blues have made Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell a top target, the Blues are also keen on Alaba.

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Meanwhile, Spanish club Barcelona are also reportedly interested in signing the Bayern Munich star.

According to Sky Sports, Barcelona have asked Alaba to stay at Bayern Munich for one more season.

The report claims Barca have pledged to snap him up on a free if he sees out his deal at Bayern.

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