Time for Daniel Levy to become serious about Daniel Alves

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy with his son and England manager Gareth Southgate in the stands

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with Juventus defender Daniel Alves in the summer transfer window.

Dabi Alves celebrates

Juventus defender Daniel Alves has revealed that he is open to moving to the Premier League in the future.

"Last year I turned down many offers from the Premier League because I felt I had to go to Serie A,” The Mirror quotes Alves as saying.

"There is a great defensive culture, and to go and play in England you have to know how to defend well. I hope that one day I will go there.”

When asked if a move to England could happen soon, the right-back said: "Who knows? We'll see.”

Juventus' Dani Alves in action

Boost for Tottenham Hotspur?

In May, Yahoo!Sports reported that Tottenham Hotspur were interested in signing Alves from Juventus in the summer transfer window.

It was reported that Tottenham had initiated discussions with the former Barcelona right-back, who is one of the best players in his position in the world.

Alves’s aforementioned comments about his future should be encouraging to Spurs, who could do with a player like him in their squad.

Manchester City are interested in Spurs right-back Kyle Walker in the summer transfer window, according to The Mirror, and if the England international leaves, then Alves would be a suitable replacement.

The Brazil international right-back may be 34 year of age, but the former Sevilla is still at the top of his game and was a massive success at Juventus during the 2016-17 season.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy should get the ball rolling and make a move for Alves right now given the defender’s encouraging comments.

Juventus' Dani Alves reacts

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