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Juventus, News

Alves – Why I left Juventus after one season

Dani Alves established himself as one of the finest fullbacks and versatile footballers in world football in his days at Barcelona where he spent most of his prime years before leaving the Camp Nou for Juventus. The Brazilian fullback could have spent more seasons with the Old Ladies but this was not the case as it turned out to be a short spell. Alves is very active on his Instagram social media account and normally answers questions posed to him by his followers. He was recently asked why he left Juventus after just one season by a follower and the response from the 37-year-old was relayed by Mundo Deportivo. READ: Everton slap a huge price tag on Moise Kean The Sao Paulo FC midfielder disclosed that it wasn't his decision to leave Turin after the 2016/17 season. According...
Barcelona, News

Barca didn’t have the balls to admit that they were wrong

Former Barcelona defender Dani Alves has claimed that he gave the Catalans the chance to re-sign him after a successful spell at Juventus. However, the club didn't have the balls to admit that they were wrong to let him leave initially. The Brazilian left Camp Nou as a free agent in 2016 and was immediately acquired by Serie A giants Juventus, and went on to win the Serie A, Coppa Italia and even progress to the final of the UEFA Champions League in Turin. He left the Italian outfit at the end of the season and gave Barca the option to put their mistake behind them by re-signing him but he was not offered a deal by the club. 'I offered myself to Barca to come back. I went to Juve to prove I was still at a good level,' the veteran defender told RAC 1. READ: Top 10 imports for th...

Dani Alves announces departure from PSG

Dani Alves has announced his departure from Paris Saint-Germain after spending two seasons at the Parc des Princes. He made this known in an Instagram post where he explained that he was closing another chapter of his career. Excerpts from his lengthy statement read: "Today I close another cycle in my life, a cycle of victory, learning and experiences". "I would like to thank the PSG family for the opportunity to together build a page in the history of this club. "I would like to thank all the staff for their affection, respect, and complicity from day one ... you make this club a little more special." READ: Madrid legend Raul to take charge of Castilla The 36-year-old Brazilian joined PSG from Juventus in 2017 and won two Ligue 1 titles with them. However, he fell short ...

Dani Alves replaces Neymar as Brazil captain for Copa America

Dani Alves will replace Neymar as the captain of the Brazil national team ahead of the 2018/19 Copa America competition. The announcement was made by the country's football federation on Monday. In a statement released by Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. it was stated: “The decision was communicated to Neymar by (coach) Tite on Saturday” READ: https://footiehound.com/gattuso-leaves-ac-milan/ It can be recalled that Neymar was handed a three-game suspension for lashing out at a spectator after PSG's shocking loss to Rennes in the 2018/19 French Cup final. Brazil will face Bolivia, Venezuela, and Peru in the group stages of the competition which begins on June 14, preceded by two friendly games against Qatar and Honduras.
Perez reveals that he jokingly asked Dani Alves to join Real Madrid

Perez reveals that he jokingly asked Dani Alves to join Real Madrid

  Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has revealed that he recently crossed paths with Dani Alves and jokingly asked him to join Real Madrid. Perez was being interviewed on the El Transistor Radio Show and disclosed that they met at the FIFA Awards ceremony. READ: JUVE PRESIDENT TEASES CONTE, GIVES UPDATE ON POGBA'S TRANSFER INVESTIGATIONS “I bumped into him in the lobby and as usual, he was very friendly. “We shared a small joke – I informed him again that he should have joined Madrid and he told me not call him!” Dani Alves opted for Ligue 1 giants PSG in the summer after falling down the pecking order at Juventus, and nearly joining Manchester City. Pered then went further to show his support for Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane, although his side appears t...