Dani Alves will be told he doesn’t have a future at Barcelona and may not see out the final year of his contract, Sport has claimed.
Alves wanted to remain at Camp Nou but it’s reported by the Catalan daily that Coach Luis Enrique has decided the right-back’s time is up and he should leave this summer.
But Alves won’t be blindsided by the news, as he is said to be aware of the situation and will begin looking at his next step when he returns to training on Tuesday.
Alves had previously listened to offers from other clubs but found none of them interesting enough to pull him away from Catalonia.
He decided he wanted to remain with Barca for another year and felt he had something to offer, but Enrique wants Juan Cuadrado to play right-back instead.
The Coach is also said to be concerned by Alves’ mounting injuries and wants to push ahead with the renewal of the team, which includes a new right-back.
It’s not known where Alves will wind up and Barca hope for a resolution to the situation by the end of the transfer window, and are banking on Alves receiving an offer that piques his interest.
But Europe’s top clubs have generally got their right-back position covered, Sport add, so Alves’ next move is unclear.