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Chelsea are one of the clubs interested in signing David Alaba, who is set to leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season as a free agent.
According to The Telegraph via Daily Mail, Chelsea’s pursuit of David Alaba rests on the defender’s willingness to lower his £400,000-a-week wage demands.
The report claims Chelsea would like to partner Thiago Silva with Alaba next season in central defence, but a move to west London would require the 28-year-old to lower his eye-watering wage demands.
Alaba’s wage demands would top the club’s highest earner, Ngolo Kante, by roughly £100,000-a-week.
If a move for Alaba fails to materialise, the Blues have identified Dayot Upamecano of RB Leipzig, Niklas Sule of Bayern and Atletico Madrid star Jose Giminez as alternatives.