Salzburg (AP) – Sports director Hasan Salihamidzic of the German football champion FC Bayern Munich expects the Austrian national player David Alaba to leave.
“I don’t know how to get together anymore,” Salihamidzic said before the Champions League match at Red Bull Salzburg on pay-TV channel Sky and stressed, “Now we have to deal with the fact that David will leave us.” Alaba had an improvement. offer to renew the contract declined, so the club informed the 28-year-old and his adviser after a deadline that “we will withdraw the offer,” Salihamidzic said.
Bayern president Herbert Hainer announced on Bavarian television on Sunday evening that the club wanted clarity on October 31 after months of poker with Alaba and her advisers. “There is no longer any offer,” said the 66-year-old. The association wanted planning certainty for such an important position and personnel.
“We are all professionals. We appreciate him very much, he is a top player and is very important to our team. We will do it professionally,” Salihamidzic said now, but also admitted: “If such a player leaves the club at a free transfer. Browse, this is the worst case. ”Alaba was surprised and disappointed with the withdrawn contract offer.