NEWS
Saturday June 22 2019
Buffon confirms Porto offer

Gianluigi Buffon has received an offer from FC Porto, confirmed his agent, but the goalkeeper “will make a decision in around 10 days.”

The shot-stopper is a free agent after turning down a contract extension with Paris Saint-Germain and has hinted he’s looking for a return to Italy.

However, so far the most credible proposal has been from the Portuguese champions, who’d bring him in to replace Iker Casillas.

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Thursday June 20 2019
Porto or Atalanta for Buffon

FC Porto and Atalanta are the most likely options for Gianluigi Buffon, as both are in the Champions League, note Sky Sport Italia.

The goalkeeper is already 41 years old and rejected a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain, as he wants to play more regularly.

According to Gianluca Di Marzio, the favourites are Porto, as he would replace good friend and fellow veteran Iker Casillas following the Spaniard’s heart attack.

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Thursday June 20 2019
Buffon caught red-handed

Gigi Buffon posted an image on social media showing him zooming towards a new adventure, but it also confirmed him breaking several laws.

The goalkeeper is hoping to continue his playing career after one year at Paris Saint-Germain and has been linked with Parma and Brescia.

“Travel only has one rule don't come back the same as you left. Come back different,” he wrote on his Twitter and Instagram post.

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BLOG ITALIA
Wednesday June 12 2019
Buffon's next adventure

There’s one more move in Gianluigi Buffon’s stellar career, so Football Italia Chief Correspondent Richard Hall looks at where he could go.

There are few who would begrudge Gigi Buffon one more season. The iconic goalkeeper decided not to renew with PSG this summer and instead wants to look for pastures new to ply his trade, even at his ripe old age. His agent has confirmed that he is looking through the many offers he already has, but it would be no surprise if he took his time. Despite his status as one of the best goalkeepers the world has ever seen, there are still reasons for him to be careful.

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Saturday June 8 2019
Buffon in talks for Parma return?

Gianluigi Buffon is in negotiations for a return to his first club, Parma, claims La Gazzetta dello Sport.

The 41-year-old goalkeeper is a free agent after turning down a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain.

He made 25 competitive appearances for the French champions, keeping nine clean sheets.

The shot-stopper hinted at a return to Italy and that does seem to be on the cards, with reported negotiations going on with Parma.

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Saturday June 8 2019
Atalanta: 'Ilicic stays, no Buffon'

Atalanta President Antonio Percassi assures Josip Ilicic “and the best players will remain in Bergamo,” but Gigi Buffon won’t join them.

This has been an historic campaign for the Bergamo club, as they finished third in Serie A, qualified for the Champions League for the first time ever and reached the Coppa Italia Final.

Work also started on reconstructing the Stadio Azzurri d’Italia.

“A football club is still a business and that means planning is necessary,” Percassi told reporters at an awards event.

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Wednesday June 5 2019
Agent: 'Buffon won't retire yet'

Gigi Buffon “has no intention of retiring and hasn’t made a decision. Aside from Juventus, he has Carrarese, Genoa and Lazio in his heart,” said his agent after quitting PSG.

The goalkeeper announced today he had been offered a contract extension by Paris Saint-Germain, but turned it down, as he wanted a return to Italy after just one year in France.

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Wednesday June 5 2019
Official: Buffon rejects PSG renewal

Gianluigi Buffon will not remain at Paris Saint-Germain for the 2019-20 season, confirmed the club. “My adventure outside Italy comes to an end.”

The former Parma and Juventus star had tried out a new experience in Ligue 1 at the age of 40, but will not extend the contract that expires on June 30.

“Following joint discussions, Paris Saint-Germain and Gianluigi Buffon have agreed to not renew the legendary goalkeeper's contract which expires on 30 June 2019,” read a statement.

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NEWS
Friday May 24 2019
Balotelli sent off for Marseille

Mario Balotelli was shown a straight red card for a dangerous tackle during what was probably his last game for Olympique Marseille.

The Italy international had only come on as a substitute against Montpellier 29 minutes earlier when he lunged in from behind at defender Daniel Congré.

It was two-footed, it was high and it caught his opponent’s leg in a scissor motion.

This was his fourth red card since joining Ligue 1 in 2016-17, playing for OGC Nice and since January Marseille.

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Wednesday May 15 2019
Buffon: 'PSG offered me new deal'

Gianluigi Buffon confirms Paris Saint-Germain “offered me a renewal and we’ll meet to understand if we both consider it right to go forward.”

There have been multiple reports over the last few weeks that PSG had decided to part company with the Italy international after just one season.

“The club offered me a renewal and this makes me really very happy. It’s very gratifying,” Buffon told Sky Uno chat show ‘E poi c’e Cattelan.’

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