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Juventus' Dani Alves drops big hint that he will move to the Premier League soon

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When Barcelona sold Dani Alves to Juventus on a free transfer last summer, the rest of the world knew the Blaugrana had made a big mistake.

Despite being 34-years-old, the Brazillian full-back has been an outstanding purchase by the Old Lady, leading them to a domestic double and a Champions League final.

The former Sevilla man looks 10 years younger than his age and his career at the top is far from over.

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Both Manchester City and Chelsea have expressed an interest in Alves this summer and his latest quotes hint that a move could be on the cards at some point.

The Brazillian international also explains why he had to go Italy despite his love of the English game.

"Last year I turned down many offers from the Premier League because I felt I had to go to Serie A," Alves told Esporte Interativo, via Mirror.

"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 that could happen soon, Alves responded: "Who knows? We'll see."

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The quotes obviously do not confirm he is set to join the Premier League this summer but it is clear that a short stint in England will happen at some point.

When he does make the move, every club in the top-flight will be fighting for his coveted signature.

Pep Guardiola is known to be on the hunt for new full-backs this summer and the Spanish manager worked with Alves during his best years as a player at Barcelona.

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As for Chelsea, they may have unearthed a gem in Victor Moses at right-wing back, but Antonio Conte would surely love to have the world-class Juve man in his starting XI.

Both Premier League giants could do with a little Champions League experience in their squad and there is no one better for that than Alves who lifted three of them during his time with Barca.

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