However, renowned Spanish football journalist Guillem Balague has refuted the speculation.
Alves has NOT signed for United. He's negotiating a new contract with FCB. Main sticking point: club wants ... http://t.co/QhFBPpsfII— Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) October 19, 2014
Alves has previously expressed an interest in plying his trade in England and Liverpool are also thought to be suitors.