DANI ALVES CONFUSES FANS BY POSTING IN PSG SHIRT AFTER BARCA EXIT

Dani Alves has confused fans after posing in the new kit of Paris Saint-Germain after leaving Barcelona for the second time in his career. Barca did not extend the short-term contract of Alves even though the veteran right-back was hoping to stay at the club for at least the first half of next season to keep his World Cup dream alive, meaning that he is now a free agent and on the lookout for a new club.

DANI ALVES SET TO JOIN MEXICAN CLUB PUMAS AS FREE AGENT AFTER BARCA EXIT

Dani Alves is set to join Mexican club Pumas as a free agent after hitting out at the manner of his exit from Barcelona. Barca did not extend the short-term contract of Alves even though the veteran right-back was hoping to stay at the club for at least the first half of next season to keep his World Cup dream alive and has left him searching for a new club this summer. The veteran Brazilian became the first signing of Xavi Hernandez at the Camp Nou last season but did not have his short-term deal at the Camp Nou renewed, despite making 17 domestic appearances in the run-in of the campaign – leaving Sergino Dest as the only other specialist right-back in their squad.

DANI ALVES CONFIRMS HE WILL LEAVE LA LIGA GIANTS BARCELONA

Taking to social media, Barcelona right-back Dani Alves has announced that he will be moving on from Camp Nou this summer when his contract runs down at the end of June. Alves returned to Barcelona only seven months back, joining on a free transfer after his contract with Brazilian outfit Sao Paulo had expired. The 39-year-old came back to Camp Nou five years after leaving the club but had to wait until January earlier this year to be registered as a Barcelona player and make his second debut for the Blaugrana.

BEST XI THAT BARCELONA DEFENDER DANI ALVES HAS PLAYED WITH

1. 4-3-3
Lionel Messi, Dani Alves, Xavi Hernandez
GK - Gianluigi Buffon - The best goalkeeper of all time. Alves played just one season with Buffon but what a season it was - the pair won the league and cup double and reached the Champions League final.
RB - Dani Alves - We couldn't leave Alves out of his own team, could we? And also, is there any better right-back who's played in the last 20 years? Probably not.
CB - Carles Puyol - The leader of the greatest Barcelona team of all time. Alves and Puyol won absolutely everything together.

ALVES BENCHED FOR RAYO DEFEAT

Brazilian international Dani Alves was an unused substitute as Barcelona suffered another disappointing result at home. Dani Alves was left on the bench for the entire duration of the game as Barcelona record a third straight home defeat with the 1-0 defeat at the hands of Rayo Vallecano.

Alvaro Garcia scored the first goal of the game as early as the seventh minute and it proved to be the only goal of the game which bagged the three points at stake for Rayo Vallecano.

ALVES PENALISED IN WIN OVER LEVANTE

Brazilian international fullback DaniAlves didn't have the best of games as his Barcelona side left it late to secure a 3-2 away win over Levante in the Spanish La Liga last weekend.Dani Alves was given a start by manager Xavi Hernandez for the trip to face Levante in the league and he lasted 80 minutes before being replaced by French defender Christian Lenglet.

ALVES MISSES OUT ON GALATASARAY WIN

Brazilian international Dani Alves was a major absentee for Barcelona in their Europa League last 16 second leg clash with Turkish Super League side Galatasaray. Dani Alves was not in the Barcelona squad that beat hosts Galatasaray 2-1 in the second leg of their round of 16 tie to seal a quarterfinal berth in the Europa League this season via a 2-1 aggregate win.

ALVES: BARCELONA WILL BE BACK NEXT SEASON

Barcelona defender Dani Alves has made it clear that the club are still very much undergoing a development stage and that the progress is already showing on the pitch. Alves returned to the Camp Nou once again after signing a one-year contract that will see him play for the Spanish La Liga giants for at least one year, with the option to further extend the deal for another year.
One would think that at 38, Alves should be already hanging his boots and calling it quit on his career, but that has not been the case with the former Juventus star has shown that he is a fine wine and that age has nothing on him.

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