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 Metropolis boss stated of Alaba on the time.
“He can play anyplace. He’s fast, is sweet within the build-up and is at all times 100 per cent centered. No doubt he may be the most effective 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 lots that stayed with me,” he defined in November. “I attempt to play at centre-back in a means that I could make use of my strengths, like my velocity and passing potential.”