Thiago Motta hoping for a reunion with Buffon at PSG


Thiago Motta hoping for a reunion with Buffon at PSG

Ligue 1 champions are interested in signing the Italian goalkeeper

Paris Saint-Germain will target the Champions League as their main goal next season and will look to make marquee signings this summer, while navigating the Financial Fair Play constraints under which they are currently operating.

The Ligue 1 giants are interested in signing Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon in the summer transfer window. They have offered him a two year deal, Goal understands.

The 40 year old is a free agent this summer after ending a 17 year spell at the Turin side, winning 9 Serie A titles with them. The goalkeeper has indicated that he has offers from other clubs and admitted that he would continue playing at the highest level.

Thiago Motta believes the Ligue 1 champions are right to pursuit his International teammate Buffon and is hoping for a reunion with him next season. The midfielder has just retired after a six and a half year spell with the club and is set coach the club’s youth team.

“Gigi is a sincere and honest person,” Motta said to Le Parisien .

“You just have to be clear with him from the beginning.

“For my part, I wish he’ll come to PSG. Age is not important. If he comes, it’s because he feels ready to come. He knows himself very well.

“And I think if he comes, it’s because he has a huge motivation in mind. I don’t know which one. But maybe it’s winning the Champions League…

“Gigi Buffon is a huge personality. A top winner. If he comes here, everyone will understand him. He is a very positive person. With the experience he has today, at his age, he can bring on and off the field. I think it’s a very good idea.

“After, there are many things to consider, and first of all the goalkeepers currently serving at PSG. Alphonse Areola played all season and showed that he was a top goalkeeper. Now things are in the hands of Gigi, the club and the coach.”

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