Former Barcelona full-back Dani Alves has admitted he regrets turning down the opportunity to join Manchester City and link up again with Pep Guardiola in 2017.
The now 38-year-old worked alongside
during their time together atBarcelona
, from 2008 up until the Catalan's departure forBayern Munich
in 2012, winning three La Liga titles and two Champions League.
After just an unhappy season atJuventus
, Alves had various options to consider as he plotted another move.
The Brazilian defender was heavily linked with a move toManchester City
, but he opted to move toParis Saint-Germain
, where he played for two years before returning to Brazil.
Speaking during a new interview with SporTV in Brazil, Dani Alves has revealed his regret at not reuniting with him at the Etihad Stadium in 2017.
"I regret not going to Manchester City to work with Guardiola again,”
"When you are with people like him [Guardiola], who always finds a way out, it adds a lot to you. My regret was not having gone to work with him again.
"But not [regret] for PSG, because the story that I lived at PSG was incredible."