Thursday December 30 2010
Buffon working towards comeback

Gigi Buffon is working towards making his comeback for Juventus, according to his agent Silvano Martina.

The veteran goalkeeper has made impressive progress following a long-term injury lay-off after back surgery in the summer.

Reports in the Italian media this morning suggest Buffon could be back fit again sooner than expected.

"I know that some of your colleagues are amazed at Gigi's form," Martina said. "But I'm not. I knew about it already.

"Now he must find his fitness, but you can't understand everything from just two training sessions.

"Let's allow him to work and we'll see what happens when the moment arrives.

"Gigi is motivated. It's clear that he is working towards playing again. But we'll see. There is a Coach and it's up to him to respond, not me."

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