Pep Guardiola transformed Alaba right into a centre-back throughout his time as Bayern supervisor between 2013 and 2016.
“He’s an unbelievable expertise,” the present Manchester City boss mentioned of Alaba on the time.
“He can play wherever. He’s fast, is nice within the build-up and is all the time 100 per cent targeted. Doubtless he will be among the finest centre-backs on the earth. He’s an enormous reward for Bayern.”
And Alaba admitted he nonetheless feels the advantages of recommendation from Guardiola.
“There’s quite a bit that stayed with me,” he defined in November. “I attempt to play at centre-back in a approach that I could make use of my strengths, like my velocity and passing capability.”