At times last season, Alves was used in an attacking midfield role by coach Thomas Tuchel and was reportedly close to agreeing a new deal with PSG a few weeks ago. But Alves announced his decision to leave shortly after scoring in Brazil's 5-0 win against Peru in the Copa America on Saturday.
Posting a phot of himself on his Instagram account along with trophies he won with PSG, Alves said "I would like to thank the PSG family for the opportunity to together build a page in the history of this club" and added "now the time has come" to leave.
Alves, who won six Spanish and three Champions League titles with former club Barcelona, did not say where he will play next season.
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