Per a report from Marca, FC Barcelona has pulled out of the running for Bayern Munich defender David Alaba.

According to the Spanish outlet, Alaba’s agent met with FC Barcelona, but the Catalan club balked at making a deal because of the player’s financial demands. Per Marca’s report, the financially distressed simply could not match Real Madrid’s offer:

Real Madrid appear to have won the race to sign Bayern Munich defender David Alaba, despite attempts from Barcelona to land the Austrian.