Barcelona, defender Dani Alves agree to new two-year deal

Tuesday June 9th, 2015

Barcelona has renewed the contract of defender Dani Alves, the team announced Tuesday.

No financial details were disclosed, but the contract is for two years, with a third year option. Alves’ current contract was set to expire on June 30.

Alves helped Barcelona complete the treble on Saturday after winning the Champions League with a victory over Juventus. The team also won La Liga and the Copa del Rey. 

Alves, 32, joined the team from Sevilla in 2008 and had recently said that contract negotiations between him and the team were not going well.

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Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan and Liverpool were reportedly interested in Alves had he not re-signed with Barcelona.

Alves has 343 appearances with the team, more than any other foreign player in the club's history, and has helped lead Barcelona to five La Liga titles, three Champions League titles and three Copa del Rey championships.

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Alves had 12 assists in 52 appearances across all competitions during the 2014-15 season.

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