Profile: Dani Alves
- Current club: FC Barcelona
- Date of Birth: 6 May 1983
- Birthplace: Juazeiro, Juazeiro, Brazil
- Position: Defender, Full back, Right back
Dani Alves Hits Out at Ex-Barca Teammates for Awards No-Show & Reinstates His Loyalty in the Process
As an ex-Barcelona star, Dani Alves was hoping to catch up with some of his former teammates and close friends at the FIFA Awards on Monday.
Who would have thought it? That the 30 year old versatile midfielder, who himself won two league titles with the Manchester club during his 5 year spell with the side, could be the player that Man City need to help steer their title challenge in the right direction.
Spanish champions Barcelona have reportedly finalized a £25m deal with Valencia for the signature of Joao Cancelo. The Portugal international will link up with the club at the end of the season.
Serie A champions Juventus are plotting a winter move for Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian. The Italy international has recently returned to the first-team fold under Jose Mourinho.
Barcelona are reportedly interested in a January deal for Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic. The Serb has struggled to make himself a regular under Antonio Conte this season.
Barcelona are one among the favourites to sign Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner in the winter transfer window. The Swiss international has fallen down the pecking order at Juventus since Dani Alves' arrival from Camp Nou in the summer.
Italian champions Juventus are preparing to offer a pre-contract to Manchester City full-back Pablo Zabaleta amid the uncertain future of Stephan Lichtsteiner.
Inter Milan are frontrunners to secure the services of unsettled Barcelona full-back Aleix Vidal. The Spain international has fallen out-of-favour under Luis Enrique this season.
Sunderland are weighing up a surprise move for Barcelona full-back Aleix Vidal, according to reports in Spain. The 27-year-old has fallen down the pecking order at Camp Nou, and is set to demand a transfer in the New Year.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted that Spanish full back Hector Bellerin will remain at the Emirates, despite interest from Manchester City and FC Barcelona, according to reports.
Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin is expecting to receive interest from FC Barcelona, with his representatives awaiting a call from the Spanish club, but the cost of any deal may be too high for it to materialise, according to reports in Spain.
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez was keeping a close eye on Stephan Lichtsteiner during Switzerland's 2-1 win over Andorra in the World Cup qualifiers.
FC Barcelona will make a January move to sign Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin in January, according to reports.
Barcelona have identified Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin as a potential winter target. The Catalan giants failed with an enquiry for their former graduate in the summer transfer window.
Inter Milan will step up their pursuit for Barcelona full-back Aleix Vidal in January after they failed to land his services over the summer. The Spain international is currently playing second fiddle to Sergi Roberto for the right-back role.
Barcelona have given up hope of signing Hector Bellerin from Arsenal, according to reports in Spain.
Juventus will attempt to sign Italian full-back Matteo Darmian from Manchester United in January, according to reports in Italy.
Juventus will step up their interest in Matteo Darmian in January with Stephan Lichtsteiner likely to force his way out of the club. The Italy international has fallen out-of-favour at Manchester United.
Paul Pogba has flown in to Manchester today to complete a medical ahead of a world record move to Manchester United, but the process could yet take two to three days, according to reports.
Arsenal could be about to swoop for West Ham United defender Sam Byram, according to reports in Italy.
Italian champions Juventus are close to agreeing a deal to sign Mehdi Benatia from Bayern Munich, according to reports in the Italian media.