TURIN – Gigi Buffon's return to Juventus is official. The 41-year-old goalkeeper – announced the Juventus club – signed a contract until 30 June 2020.
"Welcome home, Gigi!" Is Juventus' festive greeting on the website.
Juventus, the statement on the return of Buffon to the base.
After a year away from Turin, Gianluigi Buffon returns to Juventus , signing an agreement until 30 June 2020.
It was May 19, 2018. That day we all had Gigi first, our eyes swollen with tears, in greeting what was more than a Captain for us: it was a legend, a symbol.
Probably each of us hoped, and in the end knew, that the thread that united us for so many years was not destined to break. So it will be .
After a year at Paris Saint-Germain , in which he recorded a 73.5% parry, winning 13 of the 17 games played in Ligue 1 and adding a French championship and Super Cup to his incredible palmarès, Gigi returns to Juventus .
Juventus, the prospects for Buffon.
Gigi Buffon still feels like a footballer and Juve has satisfied him by signing him again as a goalkeeper but will be the reserve of the holder Szczesny. The last year as a footballer, he will also be the first as a "manager". Buffon will have to be the leader of the Juventus locker room and will have to be able to explain the "Juventus style" to the younger players.
Buffon will have space above all in the cups, his employment in the Champions League cannot be excluded, and at the end of his competitive career, he will remain in the ranks of the Juventus club as a manager.
Andrea Agnelli wants him on the Juve management staff together with Paratici and Pavel Nedved (another former player of the Vecchia Signora). Buffon has accepted the role of second goalkeeper and is excited to continue his career, as a manager, in the Turin company.
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Source: Blitz Quotidiano