Juventus defender Dani Alves fractures leg

Dani Alves, who is a on a two-year contract with Juventus, fractured his leg during Sunday's Serie A match against Genoa.

By: Reuters | Rome | Published:November 28, 2016 7:18 pm
Italy Soccer Serie A Dani Alves, former Barcelona player, signed a two year contract deal with Juventus. (Source: Reuters)

Juventus full back Dani Alves fractured his leg during Sunday’s Serie A match against Genoa, the Italian champions said on their website.

Brazilian Alves, 33, moved to Italian champions Juve this term on a two-year contract after eight seasons with Barcelona.

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci was substituted due to a thigh injury during the 3-1 loss at Genoa and will undergo tests to determine the extent of the problem.

Juve, bidding for a sixth Serie A title in a row, lead the standings by four points from AS Roma and AC Milan.