“I know Carlo from our time in Munich and our relationship is excellent,” the Ausrian said.
There doesn’t appear to be any major statement behind Alaba receiving the number four jersey, as he admitted that he simply accepted what was offered to him.
“There were not many more to choose from,” he admitted.
“The club offered it to me.”
Alaba is set to join his new team-mates for his first training session on Thursday.