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Dani Alves ‘looking for a job’ amid Arsenal links

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Brazil star Dani Alves is evidently still awaiting offers for his services after posting on social media that he is “looking for a job”.

Alves called time on his two-year stay at Paris Saint-Germain this summer following the expiration of his contract. While fresh terms were offered to him, he decided to start afresh elsewhere for next season.

The 36-year-old has since been on the lookout for a new club after leading Brazil to Copa America glory earlier this summer.

As one of the world’s most renown full-backs, Alves’ name has frequently cropped up in reports over big-moves to clubs across Europe. Clearly, interest remains high for the three-time Champions League winner.

Currently, Arsenal are the rumoured favourites to sign Alves on a free transfer. Head coach Unai Emery previously worked with the Brazilian during his brief time in charge of PSG.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, on the other hand, ruled out signing his old Barcelona star this week.

“He is an incredible player and an extraordinary person,” said the Catalan. “But we have two incredible full-backs, so it is what it is.”

Reports have also linked Serie A champions Juventus and Inter Milan with an unlikely move for Alves. A return to Turin, especially, seems unlikely considering the circumstances of the full-back’s exit in 2017.

Still, though, no offers have come on the table for Alves, who’s now taken to social media to promote himself.

“Looking for a job, where do I put my resume?,” he wrote on Instagram.

“Someone let me know if you have time to read!”

A possible cause behind Alves’ struggles to find a new club could be down to his injury problems over the past two years.

The former Sevilla player missed the 2018 World Cup for Brazil after undergoing knee surgery. He then missed most of the opening half of last season at PSG and suffered further setbacks.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – JULY 07: Dani Alves of Brazil competes for the ball with Christian Cueva of Peru during the Copa America Brazil 2019 Final match between Brazil and Peru at Maracana Stadium on July 07, 2019 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images)