Dani Alves set for Pep reunion, as Juventus confirm departure

Dani Alves is City bound.
Dani Alves made 33 appearances for Juventus.

Italian champions, Juventus, have confirmed that fullback, Dani Alves, is set to leave the club after both parties agreed to terminate the player’s contract.

Alves, who joined the Turin based side from Barcelona on a free last summer, spent just one season in Italy, helping Juventus reach the UEFA Champions League final, before losing to Real Madrid.

In an official statement released on the club’s official website; “Juventus Football Club is to part company with Dani Alves after agreeing to a termination of the player’s contract,” the statement said.

“Alves lifted two trophies in his single season in Turin, contributing to a third consecutive domestic league and cup double for the club before helping the team reach the UEFA Champions League final.

“The Brazilian made a total of 33 appearances for the Bianconeri, having a hand in 12 goals (six goals, six assists), seven of which came in European matches,” it concluded.

The termination follows intense speculations that the 34-year-old is set to reunite with Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, who he worked with at Barcelona.


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