Guardiola Set To Sign Linchpin Of His All-Conquering Barca Side
- Author: Carlos Nash Jun 20, 2017,
Jun 20, 2017, 0:47
Chelsea have also been linked with a move for Alves, but the Brazilian may choose to work with Guardiola - a coach he has hailed in the past.More news: Alvaro Morata's agent reveals a 'very important offer' from Manchester United
Indeed, many of them take great pleasure in pointing out that United are actually based in Old Trafford, which is in Stretford, not Manchester, and that City are quite literally the only team in Manchester.
A saving of £35 million on a player of Alves' stature seems, then, like a clever piece of business.
If he signs for City, the Brazilian will become their third signing of the summer after they landed Bernardo Silva and Ederson.
'I wish you the best and hope to spend time together again soon. If you turn the word "football" backwards, it spells "Pep'".
But Alves appears to be unimpressed by the rumours, angrily responding to one Italian media company's speculative tweet.