Gianluigi Buffon is happy with his new home

Gianluigi Buffon is happy with his new home

By Football Italian staff It is not often that a player like Gianlui Buffon leaves a team.

Buffon arrived at Napoli from Juventus in the summer of 2011 and has played for seven Serie A clubs since.

The 33-year-old Italian international is a long-time admirer of the club he joined, but he also admits that he was not happy with the choice of his new club.

“I am happy with my new home, I had a great experience there and it’s a great city.

I’ve been here for two years and I’ve got a lot to learn,” he told Sportmediaset.

“There’s a lot of different styles of football and I think it’s going to help me grow.”

Buffon made just six appearances for Napoli last season, but the team’s first European Cup victory in 2017 was a result of his efforts.

“The first time I played there was against Juventus and they played a team with a lot more firepower than ours,” he said.

“And when we beat them, I knew I had the chance to win the championship.

That was the moment when I knew my future was here.”

Buffons agent, Giacomo Bonini, said he was looking forward to working with the player once he returns to Italy.

“Gianlui is a young player and he has had a very good experience in his first year with the club,” Bonini told Sport Mediaset.

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