Cape Town - Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has praised the impact Dani
Alves has had on the club since joining from Barcelona at the beginning of the
The Brazilian fullback initially struggled in Turin, but has since become an
integral part of Max Allegri's side providing a wealth of experience at the
highest level on the right flank - during their run to the Champions League
Not only has Alves performances been impressive in defence, but the
wing-back has also contributed five goals to the Bianconeri's cause, as they
look to win a sixth consecutive Scudetto, a third Coppa Italia in a row and
their first Champions League title in 21 years.
"Dani Alves is an alien," Bonucci told Il Giornale.
"Only a great player and a serious professional can change his style of
play to adapt to our philosophy like he has done.
"He has brought experience and enthusiasm to Juventus. It took him some
time to understand Italian football and Juventus' style, but he has reached a
surreal level now."
The Bianconeri have to only avoid defeat in their next fixture against Roma to clinch their sixth Scudetto title at the weekend.