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Gianluigi Buffon completes Paris Saint-Germain move

Gianluigi Buffon completes Paris Saint-Germain move

Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon signs a one-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain.

By Mark Langshaw, Reporter
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Last Updated: Friday, July 6, 2018 at 19:10 UK

Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon has completed his move to Paris Saint-Germain.

The veteran goalkeeper, who left Juventus after 17 years at the end of last season, has signed a one-year contract with the French champions.

“It is with a great feeling of happiness that I join Paris Saint-Germain,” Buffon told PSG’s official website.

“For the first time in my career, I am leaving my country and only a project this ambitious could have encouraged me to make such a decision.

“I want to thank the club and the president for their confidence. To have followed the club’s incredible progression in recent years, I know what dreams Paris Saint-Germain and its fans have in their hearts.

I am going to bring all my energy, all my experience and all of my thirst to win to help my new club achieve all the great objectives it has set out for the future.”

Juventus have signed Mattia Perin from Genoa as Buffon’s replacement.

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