ESPN – Dani Alves snub limits Manchester United options at right-back

ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti says Dani Alves called Barcelona's bluff in his contract wrangle with the club. What a difference a fortnight makes — Manchester United supporters once considered the prospect of landing either Barcelona's Dani Alves or Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne. Now, it is very possible they will end up with neither. Alves has just signed a new contract with the newly crowned European champions while Clyne has attracted strong interest from Liverpool. He may even stay under Ronald Koeman's excellent tutelage for another season. MANCHESTER UNITED LATEST – Patterson: Van Persie finished at Man United – Van Persie expects £200m spending spree – Van Persie: I could leave – Blind: Depay a game-changer – Mitten: Tribute to Rio Ferdinand – Talking transfers: What do United need? Where does that leave United? Well, if you'll excuse the…