Published: Thu, May 17, 2018
Sport | By Wilson Duncan

Liverpool considering move for Juventus icon Gianluigi Buffon?

Liverpool considering move for Juventus icon Gianluigi Buffon?

The 40 year old did not however announce if he will retire from football.

English "Liverpool" is ready to provide a contract star Italian goalkeeper of Juventus Gianluigi Buffon.

It was a rollercoaster season for Buffon with Italy failing to qualify for the World Cup finals for the first time in six decades.

"I think that at my age you have to evaluate the situation a month, a week, at a time, ' he told Barcelona defender Gerard Pique in an interview with The Players" Tribune.

Buffon will walk away from the game as one of the most decorated footballers in history, having won 22 trophies in Italy during his spells at Parma and Juventus. Italy's most capped player with 176, the 2006 World Cup victor could make his worldwide farewell on June 4 in a friendly against the Netherlands.

Offer Klopp might be interested in Buffon, as he will have another chance to win the Champions League, which he never surrendered.

He recently returned for friendlies and was expected to bid the national team goodbye for good in another friendly on June 4 against the Netherlands at Allianz Stadium after 176 appearances for Italy.

Juventus have confirmed that Giorgio Chiellini will replace Gianluigi Buffon as their captain but did not proclaim Wojciech Szczesny as his heir in goal. Next week, after a few days to reflect, I shall make up my mind and follow my best instincts.

'I can not thank the president for his kind words.

I was sorry to have offended him because at the end of the day he is a human being who does a very hard job.

Until about two weeks ago, I was certain I would stop playing.

'As a figure in sports, I didn't and still don't want to leave Italy as long as I don't have to'. "Now offers have arrived that are exciting on and off the pitch", he said without discussing where he could be headed.

"If my future lies off the pitch, it will be necessary to undergo a training course in order to understand the right path to take and what role I could occupy", he added. "I've seen plenty of them down the years, so all that I ask for is your respect and affection towards me on the day". I want to enjoy Saturday just like all other title celebrations.

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