Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dani Took Neymar's Advice on PSG Move

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dani Took Neymar's Advice on PSG Move

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DANI Alves opted to join Paris Saint-Germain instead of City after conferring with fellow Brazilian Neymar.

The right-back appeared to be on the verge of joining the Blues last month - who have since added Kyle Walker and Danilo in his position.

But the former Barcelona man decided on the French capital after leaving Juventus - and has pointed to the fact he would be teaming up with his superstar countryman as a key reason.

Neymar joined PSG last week from Barca for a stunning €222m and Alves said: "I talked to him about the possibility [that Neymar would join PSG]. He recommended me to come here. He suggested that I came to the club. I said I wanted to leave Juventus, and he was thinking of coming here.

"Neymar coming changes PSG's position for sure. …

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