first_imgTransfers ‘Any club would want Buffon’ – PSG president hints at deal for Juventus legend Tom Webber 17:49 5/20/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Buffon Juventus Verona Serie A Transfers PSG Juventus Serie A Caen v PSG Ligue 1 Alphonse Areola’s place as PSG’s number one has been backed by Nasser Al-Khelaifi, but the Ligue 1 champions have not ruled out a high-profile arrival Any club would want Gianluigi Buffon, but Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi insists Alphonse Areola will remain the first-choice goalkeeper at Parc des Princes.Buffon bid farewell to Juventus as an illustrious 17-year stay in Turin came to an end on Saturday when he made his final appearance for the club in a 2-1 victory over Verona.The 40-year-old was given an emotional send-off by team-mates, opposition players and fans before Juve celebrated their seventh successive Scudetto at Allianz Stadium. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now A move to PSG has been touted for Buffon – with Goal revealing that the Ligue 1 champions are prepared to offer him a lucrative contract – and while Al-Khelaifi admitted the veteran keeper would be a benefit for any club, he stated PSG will keep the faith with youth product Areola next season.”Buffon is a fantastic goalkeeper. But Areola is our starter and he will be next season as well,” Al-Khelaifi told L’Equipe.”You know me well – do you really think I’d tell you which players we are monitoring?”Now we have Areola. He is our number one for the coming season.”Buffon is a fantastic goalkeeper, charismatic, a great guy. I’m sure that any club would want him.”last_img

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