Alan Douglas Borges de Carvalho (born 10 July 1989), simply known as Alan, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a forward for Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao in the Chinese Super League.
After failing to make any impact in Brazil with Londrina and Fluminense, Alan joined Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg in 2010. There he established himself in the first team and became an intrinsic part of the squad. His playing time was limited in the 2011–12 season owing to an injury. Nevertheless, Alan scored regularly for the club, including many hat-tricks. In 2015, after playing nearly 130 matches for the Austrian side and scoring nearly 100 goals, he signed with Chinese Super League club Guangzhou Evergrande.Close