Speculation linking former Juventus and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon with Leeds United has been described as ‘well wide of the mark’.
The 41-year-old is a free agent after leaving Paris Saint-Germain, but the Yorkshire Evening Post warns his ‘huge’ wage demands ‘fly in the face’ of United’s transfer policy.
That would appear to leave Porto as favourites for the veteran, yet the French Press claim the Portuguese club are on the verge of signing Stade Rennais shot-stopper Tomas Koubek.
Assuming Koubek replaces Iker Casillas, who is expected to retire following his recent heart attack, it could open the door for Buffon to return to Serie A.
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