And right-back Alves, the most decorated player in football history, is waiting for offers from Europe.
Problems behind the scenes at Sao Paulo and criticism from fans has left Alves feeling disillusioned.
Joining the Brazilian giants was a dream for lifelong Sao Paulo fan Alves, and he scored the winning goal on his debut in August 2019.
Alves is under contract until 2022 but is hoping to receive offers from Europe.
He remains in good physical condition and hopes to play at the 2022 World Cup for Brazil.