Dani Alves admits his time at Juventus was marred by betrayal after suggesting he didn’t get what he had been promised.
Alves won a domestic double and reached the Champions League Final with Juve during the 2016-17 campaign, but the right-back quickly moved on to Paris Saint-Germain.
The Brazilian ace remains one of the most decorated footballers in his generation, however, his stay in Turin was one of the lowest moments in his nomadic career.
“I had spent a somewhat unpleasant year in Italy, in Turin,” the 36-year-old told ESPN.
“I felt cheated since I didn’t get what I had been promised. And that’s the worst feeling there is.
“I made history with Juventus and I was able to ask some people there how they felt about Daniel Alves as a worker.
“There isn’t a single person in there who doesn’t love me. A different thing altogether is the relationship with those who took me there, what they told me.
“That was my decision. I respect history and Juventus a lot. I made many friends in there. If people are happy then everything comes back to you.
📅 ON THIS DAY 17-05-2017
🏆 Coppa Italia Final
🏟 Stadio Olimpico
🥅 Juventus 2-0 Lazio (Dani Alves, Bonucci)
Juve Won their third Straight Coppa Italia In a row after this convincing win in Rome. pic.twitter.com/AsCz3qCHxz
— Juventus Goals 🎥 (@juventus_goals) May 17, 2019
“I felt that they failed me, and I left Juventus.”
Juventus finished the campaign by winning their eighth consecutive Serie A title but agonisingly lost to Ajax at home in the Champions League.