Now 43, Buffon has signed a contract with the club he left for Juventus for a then-world record fee for a keeper of approximately 100 billion lire – or €51 million at the time – in July 2001.
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The 43-year-old goalkeeper’s contract expires at the end of the season and he is mulling over his next move, which could be to bring the curtain down on his glittering 26-year career as a professional.
Buffon was initially given a €5,000 fine over an incident which took place during a Serie A clash against Parma on December 19 last year.
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The Serie A leaders have awarded the pair deals that will stretch until June 2021, by which time Buffon will be 43 and Chiellini will be close to celebrating his 37th birthday.
It was the first title to be settled in the Italian season, which has just restarted after a three-month hiatus because of the coronavirus crisis
The new deal, which he is set to sign after the coronavirus lockdown, will take the goalkeeper into his 26th season as a professional.
A stoppage-time Cristiano Ronaldo penalty rescued a 1-1 draw for Juventus at 10-man AC Milan on Thursday in the first leg of their Coppa Italia semi-final.
He announced on June 5 that he would leave PSG after a single season and now BBC Sport understands he will have a medical at Juventus on Thursday.
Paris St Germain goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon, will leave the Ligue 1 champions when his contract expires at the end of this month, the French club announced on Wednesday.
The French champions announced on Wednesday that Buffon’s contract will not be extended when it expires on June 30.
Veteran goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon, has been offered a one-year contract extension by Paris Saint-Germain.
Former Juventus keeper and club legend Gianluigi Buffon is expected to leave PSG at the end of the season, with the club said to be unhappy with his recent performances.
Tottenham’s Thibaut Courtois has been named as Best Goalkeeper of 2018 by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.
Paris Saint-Germain have completed the signing of Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting from Stoke City in a deal worth a reported £13.5 million.
The veteran goalkeeper penned a one-year deal at the French champion with the option for an additional season.
Buffon, who announced on Thursday he would be ending his 17-year spell with the Turin giants, helped the champions finish the season with a 2-1 win over relegated Hellas Verona
The Italian played his last match for them in a 2-1 win over relegated Verona on Saturday.
Many thought the 40-year-old was set to announce his retirement from football but he has sprung a surprise by revealing he is only moving on from the club.
“Saturday will be my last game for Juventus. I think it’s the best way to end this wonderful adventure,” the 40-year-old said.