From Spain: Brazil icon snubs Flamengo move and eyes reunion with Pep Guardiola

Brazilian legend Dani Alves is not giving up on his dream of reuniting with Pep Guardiola and rejected a transfer back to Brazil at the end of 2018 with a move to England in his thoughts.

The 35-year-old famously chose to join Paris Saint-Germain over Manchester City at the last minute in the summer of 2017, leaving Guardiola without one of his primary targets that transfer window.

However, according to SPORT, the former Barcelona right-back wants to play in England before he retires and specifically would like to work with Pep again.

Brazilian club Flamengo held talks with Alves between the end of 2018 and beginning of 2019 over a deal, but negotiations did not continue after Alves decided he did not want the move.

Instead, the veteran could target a move to Manchester City this summer when his PSG contract expires, although whether Pep and City want him two years after he snubbed them remains to be seen.

Alves is past his prime, and while his experience could prove useful to Guardiola, City have two established right-backs – Kyle Walker and Danilo – on the books, and have been linked with a move for Crystal Palace hot-shot Aaron Wan-Bissaka recently.

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