Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Alves Snub

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Alves Snub

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DANI Alves has shocked City by snubbing them at the last minute to join Paris St Germain.

The Blues remained confident the Brazil international would be joining them on a free transfer after agreeing to terminate his contract with Juventus.

But Alves, who got married in Ibiza on Saturday and had a couple of days' honeymoon with his new wife Joanna Sanz in Spain, left on a private jet headed north.

But Manchester was not his destination, and the flight landed at a Paris airport - and by late afternoon the player was seemingly being pictured after taking his medical.

Sources in Paris claim Alves will be announced on a two-year deal today.

Rumours that Alves would snub City to link up with PSG first arose at the weekend, but the Blues were adamant Alves had given them no indication that he would not be joining them. …

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