Déjà vu for Blaugranas

Dani Alves was cheered by a crowd of more than 10,000 as he was introduced to Barcelona fans again on Wednesday. Stepping barefoot onto the field at Camp Nou Stadium, Alves said he insisted on returning to help put the Catalan club back on track.

The 38-year-old Brazil defender said he will be ready to fight for a starting spot when he is eligible to play in January


“I come to compete, not just to spend time and live in Barcelona,” Alves said. “I come to play and to fight for a spot on the team. I’m not back just because I have a very good relationship with the coach or the president. With hard work, I’ll try to contribute any way I can.”


Alves was without a club since l