Gianluigi Buffon to leave Juventus at end of June
Juventus might say goodbye finally to Old Lady’s greatest goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon end of the season.
Juventus’s greatest goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says he might leave the club at end of his contract which expires at the end of the season but could still join another team if he receives a suitable offer and a new motivation with a fresh challenge to go for. And will look to lengthen his trophy-filled career somewhere else at the age of 43. His contract expires in June it will definitively be the conclusion of his time with the Bianconeri.
Juventus greatest goalkeeper of all-time Gianluigi Buffon joined the Turin-based club Juventus from Parma in 2001 and has remained there ever since, with the exemption of one season at Paris Saint-Germain in 2018-19. He was about to retire in 2017 only but instead, he made a move to PSG and a big surprise came after the following year, he came back to Juventus.
Former Italy captain Buffon is an iconic figure in Italian football, Buffon has won 10 Serie A titles and four Coppa Italia trophies with Juventus, as well as achieving FIFA World Cup glory with Italy in 2006. Buffon has made seven Serie A appearances this season, and kept three clean sheets so far,
“My future is clear. This year I will definitively end my long and beautiful experience at Juventus,” Buffon told beIN Sports.
“I will either retire or find a situation that motivates me, a different experience to take into consideration. At Juventus, I have given and received everything. We have reached the end of a cycle and so it is right for me to take my leave.”
Buffon helped the Old Lady to the Italian Cup final, which could be his last fixture for Juventus. The final is against Atalanta on May 19 and Buffon will look to feature in that game.