I'll stay at Bayern Munich, David Alaba confirms

Following apparent interest from Real Madrid, David Alaba has eased the fears of Bayern Munich fans by insisting he plans to stay put.

Bayern Munich defender David Alaba   -  Getty Images

David Alaba has confirmed his intention to remain at Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich next season, following reported interest from Real Madrid.

The Austria international came through the academy at Bayern and has been a regular member of their squad for each of the last seven seasons.

The 25-year-old has developed into one of the world's finest left-backs and his versatility has also seen him impress in midfield.

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As such, Alaba had been linked with a move away from the Allianz Arena, with his father claiming Madrid were "really interested" in the defender in May.

However, Alaba has brought a swift end to transfer talk, adamant he will still be in Bavaria next term. "I'll stay at Bayern. I feel very comfortable in Munich, so there's nothing more to say about it," Alaba told Bild.

Alaba has a contract at Bayern until 2021.