Alves is understood to be moving to Manchester City this summer to solve Pep Guardiola's full-back issues, but former Liverpool CEO Rick Parry has revealed that he could have been in the Premier League 10 years earlier.
The full-back worked with Guardiola before at Barcelona, with the pair winning three La Liga titles and two Champions League titles together at Camp Nou.
The player also rejected an offer of one more year at Juventus, to finally play in England.
Among other interested clubs are Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur - with the Brazilian global set to accept an offer £1.7m less than the Pensioners were offering - but it looks as though it's the north-west Manchester have wrapped up the deal with the former-Barcelona player.
'I think that my respect for this club and its supporters was my dedication, my passion and all my effort to make the club greater every single day.
"I apologise to the Juventus fans if sometimes they thought I had done something to offend them".
"Today I end our professional rapport and will take with me all of those who with love and true heart make Juve a great club". As everyone knows, I always say what I think and feel...
However, he did add: "I don't play football for money".
"Have I asked to leave?"
"I love football and money will never keep me in any place".