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Buffon plans to leave Pirlo’s side Juventus

Wed 12 May 2021 | 8:34

Based on reports from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Gianluigi Buffon’s relationship with Andrea Pirlo is among the reasons behind him departing Juventus.

Gianluigi Buffon

pronounced yesterday that he is going to leave


when the season ends.

My future is clear and defined. This beautiful and very long experience with Juve will come to a definitive end this year,”

the 2006 Italy World Cup winner revealed.

“Either I stop playing, or if I find a situation that motivates me to play or have a different life experience, I will take it into consideration.

“I feel I gave everything for Juve. I have received everything and more than this cannot be done.

“We have reached the end of a cycle and it’s right for one to remove the disturbance.”

As per reports from

La Gazzetta dello Sport

, the 43-year-old has decided to depart Juve once more in his career, with

Andrea Pirlo

being among the reasons why.

They have a close friendship and have grabbed many trophies; however, Buffon, who is regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time, ‘wanted to play more games this season and hoped he could be more involved within the dressing room.’

The shot-stopper played in 12 matches this season and will be in the starting XI in the clash against



His contract with the Old Lady is due to expire when the season ends.

source: SportMob