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  • Dani Alves was expected to have his medical at Manchester City this week 
  • But Paris Saint-Germain will test Alves with a late offer to join them in Ligue 1 
  • Alves though has a strong bond with his former Barcelona mentor Pep Guardiola 
  • Guardiola signed the 34-year-old Brazil international from Sevilla in 2008

Simon Jones for MailOnline

Paris Saint-Germain have made a late bid to sign Dani Alves from the clutches of Manchester City. 

The Brazilian full-back was expected to have his medical at City early this week after agreeing terms on a two year contract following his departure from Juventus.

However, PSG have made overtures to sign him with French media reports claiming on Saturday night that an agreement had been reached with the 34-year-old.

Former Juventus full-back Dani Alves is wanted by Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain

Former Juventus full-back Dani Alves is wanted by Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain

Former Juventus full-back Dani Alves is wanted by Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain

Alves is expected to arrive at City for a medical this week but PSG will look to hijack the move

Alves is expected to arrive at City for a medical this week but PSG will look to hijack the move

Alves is expected to arrive at City for a medical this week but PSG will look to hijack the move

Alves though has a strong bond with his former Barcelona mentor Pep Guardiola and City retain hope that he will still sign for them this week.

PSG will have to work hard to convince Alves, however, with the defender understood to have negotiated the termination of his contract at Juventus in order to be reunited with Guardiola, who signed him from Sevilla. 

‘Everyone knows my admiration for Pep Guardiola,’ Alves said last month when asked about the switch to England. 

Following the release of Pablo Zabaleta and Gael Clichy, City are in need of right backs and a move for Tottenham’s Kyle Walker remains a possibility. 

But should Alves join Unai Emery’s squad, he would provide competition for Serge Aurier and Thomas Meunier in the right-back position.

Alves has been in Rosario recently to attend the wedding of former team-mate Lionel Messi

Alves has been in Rosario recently to attend the wedding of former team-mate Lionel Messi

Alves has been in Rosario recently to attend the wedding of former team-mate Lionel Messi

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