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Report: Dani Alves, Manchester City reach verbal agreement

Reports suggest the Brazilian has agreed to a two-year deal at the Etihad.

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Over the course of just three days Manchester City have been linked with and apparently already come to an agreement with Brazilian full-back Dani Alves. Goal's Same Lee reports Alves has agreed to a two-year deal to reunite with Pep Guardiola at the Etihad. The only thing left to work out is Alves’ exit from Italian giants Juventus.

Originally it seemed City would land the 34-year-old for a modest £5 million fee. However, it seems Alves may be able to terminate his contract with the Turin club and join City on a free transfer. Goal also reports Alves’ wages are in the region of £85,000 per week.

City supporters must be giddy with the club so far this summer. There seems to be no messing about as the club is identifying exactly who they want and bringing them to the Etihad. We’ve already seen Éderson and Bernardo Silva. Dani Alves and Benjamin Mendy may soon join the fold to bolster City’s defense leaving just a few more targets in Pep’s sights.

Alves will add leadership and quality both on and off the pitch. With City’s Brazilian contingent growing it’s time to dust off the samba records, because we may see a lot of dancing at the Etihad next season.