While he hoped to extend for 6 months, until the World Cup, the right-back Dani Alves was informed on Wednesday that FC Barcelona will not offer him a new contract. So here is the free Brazilian.
Bara decided not to keep Dani Alves.
The reunion will therefore only last a little more than six months. Returning to FC Barcelona, his former club (2008-2016) last winter, Dani Alves will leave this summer at the end of his contract.
The ax fell on Wednesday: the 39-year-old right-back was informed that he will not be offered an extension and that he can therefore start looking for a new base.
D. Alves claimed 6 months
I want to thank all the staff for the opportunity they gave me to come back to this club and to be able to wear this wonderful shirt again, you don’t know how happy I am. I hope they won’t miss my madness and my daily happinessa positiv the Brazilian on Instagram as parting words.
His non-extension was not necessarily expected since the trend in recent weeks has been a new lease granted to the former Parisian, who has tried everything to extend. Journalist Fabrizio Romano reveals that the Auriverde, for example, was ready to accept a short-term contract, simply allowing him to stay in shape until the 2022 World Cup (November 21-December 18). But the Bara refused.
No retirement in sight
This outcome is necessarily a little disappointing for the South American, who had very quickly (re) won his starting stripes with 14 games played in La Liga (1 goal) in the return phase, despite his non-registration in the League Europe. But his performances were obviously not enough to convince the Blaugrana staff.
It is finally the versatile Sergi Roberto, recently extended, who should start the season as holder of this position since Sergio Dest is on the list of possible starters. While waiting for a major recruit in this corridor, such as Csar Azpilicueta (Chelsea), whose name has come up frequently in recent months. For his part, Alves, holder in the selection, will have to bounce back quickly so as not to miss the big meeting in Qatar, which promises to be the ultimate challenge of his rich career. According to Sport, several European stables have already positioned themselves…
Dani Alves confirms his departure
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