He had been with the French champions for two seasons and was at the end of his contract.
Alves stating on Instagram that “Everything has a start, middle and end, and the time has come to put a full stop here,”.
His departure also comes at a time when rumours are circulating about the future of Neymar.
Neymar who is currently the world’s most expensive footballer has had an injury-hit season laced with controversy.
The Juazeiro-born player, capped 111 times internationally, previously played club football for Bahia in Brazil, Sevilla and Barcelona in Spain and Juventus.
He also won the 2017 Serie A title with Juve, after having claimed six La Liga, four Copa del Rey and three Champions League winners’ medals with Barca.Do you want to be the first to get these news,updates and vital info?