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Gianluigi Buffon seals return to Juventus

Ex-Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has returned to Juventus on a one-year contract after spending a season at Paris Saint-Germain.

The 41-year-old, who will be number two to Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, previously spent 17 seasons with the Turin club, winning nine Serie A titles and playing three Champions League finals.

He passed a medical yesterday ahead of his contract signing, which is likely to entail a coaching or directorial role at the end of the one-year deal, reported

The veteran custodian, who won the 2006 World Cup and is Italy's most-capped player with 176 appearances, joined PSG last summer and played 25 times in all competitions, winning the Ligue 1 title and the curtain-raiser Champions Trophy. - AFP