The 38-year-old right-back became a free agent after his contract with Sao was terminated. Paul last September due to image copyright disputes Previously.
He had said that he was ready to go back to help the old team “Alien”, who are now in transition for both players and staff in the club.
Recently, UOL Alves is preparing to talk to Barca internally. This week,
Xavi Hernandez, the new manager of Barca. And club president Joan Laporta is considering the possibility as well. They hope that Alves will return to help and provide experience for the young players in the team now.
Alves was at Barca from 2008 to 2016, where he has achieved the most in his career, winning 23 trophies across all competitions.
Who are Barcelona looking to do a deal with?
While Alves is not on the radar for now, Barcelona are confident that Ansu Fati will soon follow the lead of fellow youngster Pedri by signing a new contract.
Asked for an update on those talks, Koeman said: “It is true that they are close. It is very important news.