Barcelona chiefs are split over whether to cash in on Daniel Alves. Several directors, exasperated with the Brazilian's behaviour, feel its time to sell Alves this summer at the height of his value.

But there's others inside the club that believe it would be wrong to deprive new coach Tito Vilanova the best right-back in the world just as the club is undergoing a major transition with Pep Guardiola now departing.

Anzhi and PSG are among clubs watching developments closely.