The Allianz Arena outfit’s left-back David Alaba has revealed that the north London side are his ideal destination.
Arsenal sit on top of the Premier League table and have the chance to book their place in the knockout rounds of the Champions League on Wednesday night – and it appears that the north London side’s strong start to the season is making people sit up and take note.
It is not usual that Bayern Munich first-team players admits their hankering for another club, but that is what first-choice left-back David Alaba has done today.
Although admitting that he is happy with the Bavarian giants, who won a momentous treble last season, Alaba has stated that Arsenal are his dream club.
"Arsenal is a dream, that's my favourite team. But now I'm living my dream,” the versatile Austria international said.
"Regarding offers from other clubs, I have not discussed them after consultation with my father and my agent.”
The versatile defender has recently penned a new contract with the Bundesliga giants and as such is very unlikely to leave the Allianz Arena in the next couple of seasons – especially with Bayern the team to beat in Germany and in Europe.
However, Alaba’s comments will come as a source of pride for the club’s supporters, and the north London club will have them stored away for future opportunities to pry him away from Bayern.
Arsenal were linked with an audacious bid for Alaba in the summer, but this did not materialise. At the moment with Kieran Gibbs playing well and Nacho Monreal as a top-quality second option, the need for the Austrian is not really there.
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