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Man City interested in signing Brazil captain Alves

Brazil v Peru: Final - Copa America Brazil 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 07: Dani Alves of Brazil lifts the trophy following the Copa America Brazil 2019 Final match between Brazil and Peru at Maracana Stadium on July 07, 2019 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images)

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The manager and player would need no introduction.

Dani Alves is being linked with a return to Manchester City, where the longtime Barcelona star would reunite with Pep Guardiola and make his Premier League debut.

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Alves, 36, continues to wow for both club and country, winning the Copa America with Brazil after a season after starring for Paris Saint-Germain.

Globo Esporte claims that Alves wants to stay in Brazil contention into the 2022 World Cup, and that he wants to play for a top European team.

The 115-times capped right back captained Brazil at Copa America and was first capped in 2006. He’s coming off a 3-goal, 8-assist season with PSG in which he played more than 2200 minutes despite missing the first three months of the season after knee surgery.

Man City’s right back corps is Kyle Walker and Danilo, and the latter could easily be sold to make room for Alves.

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