Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dani Reveals He Still Has Plans to Play in the Prem

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dani Reveals He Still Has Plans to Play in the Prem

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DANI Alves still wants to play in the Premier League despite turning down the opportunity to sign for City this summer.

Pep Guardiola expected to wrap up the signing of the former Barcelona and Juventus defender - but the Blues were stunned when Alves had a lastminute change of heart and opted instead for PSG.

The snub forced City to re-evaluate their plans, and they bought three full-backs in the following 12 days with Kyle Walker, Danilo and Benjamin Mendy all arriving at the Etihad.

City's form this season - and the emergence of Fabian Delph as a credible option - may have closed the door on Guardiola going back in for Alves.

However, the 34-year-old's move to Ligue 1 has not ended his wish to one day play in the English top flight. …

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