Giorgio Chiellini has claimed that it would be an ‘honour’ to end his career at Juventus.
The centre-back’s current deal expires in 2015, and the Italy international has admitted he would like to sit down with the Bianconeri hierarchy and put pen to paper.
“It would be an honour to end my career at Juventus,” he told reporters. “I’ve never hidden that.
“I’ve been here for nine years now and I feel like an integral part of this team, this city, this project.
“When it’s time to renew I will sit down with the club.
Chiellini then went on to comment on this weekend’s clash with Milan.
“Milan have, in recent years, made slow starts, but when Balotelli joined them in January they started their ascent towards the top of the table.
“I believe there are six teams that can fight for the title, so this won’t be easy for us. It’ll be a good game for everyone – all the neutrals.
“We have two games coming up against Milan and Fiorentina, so if we’re near the top of the table in a month’s time that will be a more realistic representation of what the League may look like [come May].
“Milan are a great team though, and without Balotelli they will be keen to do even better.
“It’s an important game for both teams, and we will try our hardest to get three points.”