Former Barcelona defender Dani Alves joins Juventus on two-year deal

Monday June 27th, 2016

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Former FC Barcelona defender Dani Alves has joined Juventus on a free transfer, the club announced Monday. 

The Brazilian star has signed a two-year deal, which includes an option to extend the contract for 12 months.

Alves spent eight seasons with Barcelona after previously playing for Sevilla and Brazilian club Bahia.

The 33-year-old has won 23 trophies during his time with Barcelona, and has been named to the FIFA FIFPro World XI five times. 

Juventus is coming off winning the Serie A title in 2015–16, the 32nd title in club history. Midfielders Miralem Pjanic and Mario Lemina have also joined the team during the transfer period. 

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