Interviewed by Sky Sport Deutschland, Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, talking about former resident veteran David Alaba's summer move into Real Madrid ranks, stated:
"The main backline organizer may also be missing. Unfortunately, he has also been transferred to Real Madrid: David Alaba has always been a very important man for FC Bayern in this role of defensive organizer. He was an important man for the cabin too. I think David is already missing this defense a bit.
Basically, I think everyone is unanimously of the opinion that this exit shouldn't have taken place. Don't forget that the boy grew up at Bayern Munich. He played there for 13 years and it has always been an important part of Bayern Munich's DNA that young players who have grown up at FC Bayern, with whom they have celebrated great successes, ideally stay with them".