Sao Paulo veteran Dani Alves has taken aim at former club Barcelona.
Alves admits he would’ve been prepared to return to Barca before going home to Brazil.
“If they had treated me like I thought I deserved, today I would still be playing at Barca, I love that club,” said Alaves.
“Barca’s style is changing. The club has lost some identity and now they have to go through a tough process to remove it.
“I think that Barca only want to be a commercial club, of business, buying and selling players. When you do that, you lose your identity. I think that is the problem with this Barcelona.”
Alves said that he was close to a return but the board’s refusal to admit they were wrong scuppered it.
“I wanted to go back to Barca and they needed me, but they didn’t have the b***s to admit they made a mistake with me,” he added.