Manchester United look set to miss out on Dani Alves this summer, with the Barcelona wing-back saying it would be a “pleasure” to join Italian giants AC Milan.
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Alves has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League, but it now seems the Brazilian international is headed for the San Siro after telling Sky Italia of his desire to join the Rossoneri.
“It would be a pleasure to join Milan,” Alves is quoted as saying by TalkSport.
“There is a proposal from Italy and I will evaluate all the alternatives before deciding.”
Despite his advancing years, Alves has played 41 games in all competitions this season as Barcelona claimed the La Liga title and helped Barcelona win its fifth European crown in Berlin on Saturday.
Alves would have been a solid option for United at right back after manager Louis van Gaal failed to settle on a consistent defensive combination this term.
The Red Devils are likely to turn their attention to Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne.