Report: David Alaba set for Premier League move as Chelsea and Manchester United interested in sign the defender

Bayern Munich defender David Alaba could be set join a Premier League side “within a fortnight” with Chelsea and Manchester United both reportedly interested in sign experienced defender.

The 28-year-old defender has entering his final year of his contract with the Bundesliga champions and negotiations over are reaching a pivotal stage over where his future lies.

And according to The Sky Sport, claims that both Chelsea and Manchester United are keen on the versatile defender who has made 40 appearances for the German club this season.

It adds that Manchester City have already tried to lure the 28-year-old to the Etihad though their interest may have cooled off as they completed the signed of Nathaniel Ake from Bournemouth with £40million.

Sky Germany reported on Saturday that Alaba’s agent had held contract talks in Lisbon with Bayern chiefs, and the Austrian rejected a £13.5m-a-year offer from the club.

It is believed the two parties are some way off with David Alaba keen to become one of the club’s top earners which currently includes Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski

David’s future at the club is set to be finalised after Bayern Munich’s participation in the Champions League.

The Bavarian will face Lyon tonight and will then on to face the Paris Saint-Germain, who eliminated Bundesliga side RB Leipzig by beating them with 3-0 on Tuesday night.

The 28-year-old versatile defender has spent his entire senior career at the club since departing Austria Vienna as a youngster in 2008.

His experience would help both Frank Lampard and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s sides who have struggled defensively this season.

Chelsea have already made attacking recruits in Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner but the west London club are keen on bolstering their defence after they conceded 54 goals in the Premier League this season – the most out of any club that finished inside the top-ten.

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