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Dani Alves Snubs Pep And Manchester City

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is finding it much harder to recruit top players than he probably expected after former player Dani Alves snubbed Pep and City in favor of a move to Paris Saint-Germain.

City thought they had a two-year deal wrapped up for the 34-year-old Alves, but were stunned to see the free agent go to PSG who have offered him £230,000-a-week.

What will hurt Man City fans the most is that Alves says he is heading to Paris not because of the money, but because he has a better chance of winning trophies than at the Etihad.

‘If Pep Guardiola and Manchester City feel hurt, I am sorry. But I have come here to be a champion” said Alves.

‘There’s a very interesting project in Paris. I have friends here, I’m a man who loves challenges.

‘I’ve had the pleasure of winning the Champions League three times and I want to bring my experience here.

‘The president had a great power of persuasion. I like to make history. We can write it together here.

‘The work that the club has been doing over the past several years is very encouraging. It’s an ambitious team.’