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Dani Alves responds to the coach who refused to sign him because of his age

Published:4/07/2022 - 14:07h

Updated:4/07/2022 - 14:07h

Dani Alves has responded ironically to the statements made by Miguel Herrera, coach of the UANL Tigers, who rejected the possibility of signing him due to the scant contribution that the 39-year-old right-back would make

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To his 39 years, Dani Alves still keeps like active footballer after remaining in the free agency in front of the no renewal by part of the FC Barcelona, that had done him a short agreement during the market of winter. Now, it finds expecting by an offer that allow him continue playing and be eligible by Tite of face to which would be his last Glass of the World.

Recently, the right side had been associated to the Mexican football, specifically with the Tigers of the Autonomous University again León. After being consulted on the subject in a press conference, the trainer of the club, Miguel Herrera, gave by descartada the possibility of fichar to Dani Alves given his advanced age in function of the project that wishes to promote.

For the ex seleccionador Mexican, a signing of this nature would not be more than a movement mediático. In his opinion, the contribution of the defender to his project would be very scarce: "Deal to rejuvenate to the plantel, who did not want to have to Dani Alves? But have to a player of this age is more by the name and mediáticamente that by what gives in the field".

Even so, the 'Louse' has recognised what has attained the Brazilian along his career, and in fact would have liked him receive him, although with less age for then: "I Want to Dani Alves, but the one who played with Pep Guardiola, today with the age that has is a bombazo more than name that by the time that can help us, probably will play a good tournament".

The answer of Alves

After knowing the posture of Miguel Herrera in front of a possible signing, the ex player of clubs like the Barça, Seville, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus, has done use of the sarcasm to refer in Mexican slang to the statements of the trainer of the Tigers after descartarle like possible signing in front of his advanced age, signalling him to predict the future: "The puncture güey handles the time now!!".

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