Agent - Buffon staying
Gianluigi Buffon's agent insists the keeper is staying at Juventus next season after reports he could leave.
Last Updated: 18/05/10 12:18pm
Gianluigi Buffon's agent insists the goalkeeper is staying with Juventus next season after weekend reports hinted he could leave the Old Lady.
The 32-year-old was said to be disillusioned at the club's disappointing Serie A campaign and considering a fresh challenge.
However, agent Silvano Martina insists Buffon is fully committed to Juventus, who are expected to unveil Luigi Del Neri as their new manager.
Buffon is under contract to the club through 2013 and Martina is of the firm belief he will be with them for next season.
The Italy international has expressed an interest in the Premier League and Martina does not believe more should be read into his preference.
"I don't know what else to say with regards to Buffon as it seems that he is the only Juventus player who should leave," explained Martina.
"Considering the ongoing reports, I want to remind everyone that Buffon is under contract with Juve and that next season he will play at Juve.
"When he was asked hypothetically where he would want to play if he left Juve, he always said his first choice would be England, but there is nothing else.
"He never said he would leave. (Luigi) Del Neri is an intelligent coach and knows he can count on Buffon."