The Dani Alves saga continues. The 31-year-old Barcelona right-back recently offered an angry response to rumours he would sign for Paris Saint Germain, after he was observed visiting the French capital with friends.
Marca ran with a story on 11th March, claiming that Dani Alves had agreed terms with PSG. The player then responded with a vehement outburst denying that was the case, suggesting the story in Marca and other outlets reporting his agreements with any club was a lie, with his visit to Paris just a brief getaway on his day off.
Since then, however, there have been further twists and turns. Clear that his first option would always be to renew at Barcelona, with expectations of further talks on this front due immediately after the Clasico victory against Real Madrid, it appears those negotiations haven't taken place.
The agent and ex-wife of Dani Alves, Dinorah Santana, has previously mentioned a lack of patience when it comes to playing a waiting game with Barcelona but, with no further progress in contract renewal discussions at the Camp Nou, she's decided to take things a step further.
Mundo Deportivo now quote Dinorah Santana as informing them exclusively: "If Barça call me today, it could be too late." She also confirmed that she is now in Paris and talks with PSG are in progress.
This could of course be a ploy to force Barcelona to the negotiating table, with a little pressure applied via a popular Catalan media outlet, but it could also mean that Santana feels a new contract for her ex-husband and client isn't going to materialise.
There has been a variety of speculation suggesting that Premier League clubs such as Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United have been monitoring the situation of the Brazil international – with the Daily Mail among those to report on the subject - but if anything is to happen in that direction, it looks like they'll have to get swiftly on the phone to Santana with firm offers.