Spanish football evening headlines for 15 February.
Madrid’s Alaba deal
David Alaba has reached a verbal agreement with Real Madrid since the beginning of January. His pre-contract until June 2025 is ‘almost ready’ – not signed yet.
Chelsea, Liverpool as other clubs are still trying to convince him… but Alaba’s priority is joining Real Madrid ⚪️ https://t.co/LITUivZexn
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 15, 2021
Alaba looks set to pen a five-year contract in the Spanish capital, where he wants to join despite interest from English clubs Chelsea and Liverpool.
Barca double boost
Gerard Pique – who has been out of action with a knee injury since November – and Martin Braithwaite both completed a full training session earlier today, and could both be included in the matchday squad for the clash against the Parisians.
New Madrid injury blow
Marca estimates that Carvajal will miss at least the next two months of action as the injury problems at Madrid continue to mount up.
dlines for 15 February