When asked if that could happen Alves said: "Who knows?" Goal's Sam Lee reported at the weekend that City were the closest to a deal, but Antonio Conte really wants to strengthen his side and he views Alves as the flawless man for the right wing-back role of his 3-4-3 formation.
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Although Scalise was able to talk on the ballfield, by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital, he was in shock. Jack Sava, the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, told reporters.
Alves would bring a wealth of experience and a winning attitude to the Etihad as Guardiola tries to instil his philosophy at City. The Brazilian is a prime target for the Citizens manager this summer.
"Last year I turned down many offers from the Premier League because I felt I had to go to Serie A", Alves told Esporte Interativo.
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With time running out, Southampton right-back Cedric pounced on a loose ball and slammed home Portugal's second goal. The result left European champion Portugal and Gold Cup victor Mexico trailing host Russian Federation in Group A.
A saving of £35 million on a player of Alves' stature seems, then, like a clever piece of business.
Guardiola and Alves won six La Liga titles and three European Cups during their time at the Nou Camp. If you turn the word "football" backwards, it spells "Pep'".
They have been also linked with Tottenham Hotspur's Kyle Walker and now could replace both the players swiftly with these two signings and end their dilemma in the full-back position.
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