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Buffon and Storari to return to Juventus?

April 26, 2019

Gianluigi Buffon and Marco Storari could return to Juventus in the near future, albeit in management roles.

The former Bianconeri keepers are both close to hanging up their gloves with their respective clubs and have been linked with a return to Turin.

Radio Sportiva report that Marco Storari will join the Juventus management staff in the near future having spent five years with Juve from 2010 to 2015.

Meanwhile, SportMediaset report 41-year-old Gigi Buffon is considering his options having spent the last year at Paris Saint-Germain.

Reports in Italian and French press suggested Buffon would extend his contract with PSG for another season, however he may now decide to end his playing caree.

Should Buffon choose to leave and PSG fail to take up the option to extend his deal, he is expected to return to Turin as a director at Juventus and work alongside former teammate, Pavel Nedved, the current Vice-President.

“I spent nine months in a wonderful city, was welcomed warmly and shown a lot of affection. I am very happy to have made the choice to come to Paris,” Buffon told the PSG club website.

“I wanted to experience a new football environment and a new city in my life too and I must admit, I have fulfilled those needs. I wanted to get out of my comfort zone and learn new things. I learned French and I know in future all of this experience will help me.”

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