After helping Juventus defeat his former club Barcelona, Dani Alves admitted he had mixed feelings about the result but was happy to seal progress to the semi-finals for the Bianconeri.

“It was tough, but I am happy for the club and my teammates,” the Brazilian told reporters today. “This night does give me a bittersweet feeling, because coming here brings back so many good memories from my time in this stadium and to see your friends sad is an odd sensation.

“It’s painful, but this is part of our profession.”

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