Dani Alves has been arrested over recent sexual allegations.
Barcelona coach Xavi in a state of shock over Dani Alves accusations.
The 39-year-old defender is being held in custody without bail in Barcelona.
Mexican club Pumas has sacked the veteran defender after his arrest and the police declined to give any details regarding the case.
It is being reported that the Brazilian defender has been accused by the woman of rape.
Manager Xavi was shocked after the arrest of his former club teammate.
“It is hard to speak about a situation like this, first of all,” Xavi told a news conference on Saturday.
“I think like everybody, I am surprised, taken aback, I am in a state of shock, knowing Dani. That’s the first thing that comes to mind. And after that, because it’s a matter for the law, and the law will run its course, we cannot get into it.
“Regarding Dani, I feel bad for him, I am surprised, given how Dani is, and how he has been when he was here with us.
“(I’m) surprised, taken aback, I can’t say anything else.”
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