Buffon set to extend Juve deal

Juventus general director Giuseppe Marotta claims Gianluigi Buffon's contract extension is only a formality.

Last Updated: 29/10/12 at 13:28 Post Comment

Gianluigi Buffon: Set to stay at Juventus

Gianluigi Buffon: Set to stay at Juventus

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Reports in the Italian press suggest that the 34-year-old goalkeeper is set to extend his deal in Turin until 2016.

And Marotta does not expect any problems given Buffon's on-going importance to the club.

"It seems to me the president has already cleared what is the current situation, that's to say that between Juventus and Buffon there aren't problems for the negotiation", Marotta told Sky Italia.

"Buffon is Juventus and so he could stay at this club as long as he wants. So the contract could become a formality. We will have time to officially announce the deal in the next few weeks."

The World Cup-winning keeper has been with the Bianconeri for over a decade since joining from Parma in the summer of 2001.


Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet & £5 free every week


More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

C

heck Opta stats.... Sterling is already better than Alexis on pace and creativity and when he can match him physically he will be ten times the player Sanchez ever was or will be!!

hoggylfc
Rodgers: Sterling can be striker

I

expect Pulis to have a nice Christmas dinner with his family- probably all sitting around the table wearing Christmas themed baseball caps, before he gets the call. Realistically he could end up at any number of clubs, it'll be interesting to see which club folds first.

mark.m
For Foxes' Sake, Call The Pulis...

A

s a Liverpool fan, I personally hate Palace. My pick would probably be Arsenal, which is funny because it seems the vast majority of their own fans don't even like them right now.

mark.m
Who Has Got The Likeability Factor?

Footer 365

Carrick doesn't see defensive future

Michael Carrick says he is happy to deputise in defence during Manchester United's injury crisis, but still sees his future in midfield.

Robbie Rogers slams FIFA for 'insane' decisions to host World Cups in Russia and Qatar

LA Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers has slammed FIFA for its ‘insane’ decision to stage World Cups in Russia and Qatar.

On Sunday Supplement...

Paul Hayward, Alyson Rudd and Dominic Fifield are on set to dissect the latest football stories.

Mail Box

Manager Of The Month, My A***...

We have a Newcastle fan having a pop at his manager, some mild reaction to last night at Bournemouth, a justication of that Falcao cost and why the Neviller rules...

Pulis To Liverpool Might Just Work

One Mailboxer believes that Tony Pulis managing Liverpool isn't as silly as you might think. Plus Bournemouth aren't that romantic and we're all guilty of ignoring Everton...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property