Door closes on possible Tottenham move for Dani Alves

Monaco's Swiss defender Terence Kongolo (L) vies with Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender Dani Alves during the French Trophy of Champions (Trophee des Champions) football match...

Reported Tottenham target Dani Alves is set to return to Brazil.

Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender Dani Alves celebrates their win on the pitch after the UEFA Champions League Group B football match between Celtic and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at...

In mid-July, Tottenham Hotspur were claimed to have sounded out free agent Dani Alves over a potential move, according to Duncan Castles on The Transfer Window Podcast.

Tottenham subsequently sold Kieran Trippier, and this week they saw Juan Foyth stretchered off in a friendly.

But a late move to sign Alves as an alternative now looks off the table.

 

Goal report Alves has decided to return to Brazil and sign with Sao Paulo.

Alves, 36, has remarkably been offered a three-year deal. It's claimed the most any European side would offer him was a one-year contract.

Tottenham would too have only seen him as a stop gap solution.

 

Monaco's Swiss defender Terence Kongolo (L) vies with Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender Dani Alves during the French Trophy of Champions (Trophee des Champions) football match...

Alves getting his future sorted at least prevents Tottenham using any of their time on speaking to him further.

It's unclear the extent of Juan Foyth's injury. In the mean time Tottenham have Serge Aurier and Kyle Walker-Peters to compete for the right-back position.

Dani Alves of Brazil lifts the trophy following the Copa America Brazil 2019 Final match between Brazil and Peru at Maracana Stadium on July 07, 2019 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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