Buffon’s eyes drift westwards: The Premiership?

Gianluigi Buffon is feeling left out of the top flight action of the Serie as Juventus battle to get back into it from Serie B. They should be able to do it as they are third place with a match in hand. But the world’s greatest goalkeeper has serious concerns about the quality of the squad. He has threatened to leave if Didier Deschamps, Juve’s manager does not rebuild the team to challenge for the Scudetto next season. The present squad has some aging and frequently injured stars like Pavel Nedved and Alessandro Del Piero who might be contemplating retirement soon. Juventus will be reliant on some very young and untested talent like Rafaele Palladino for goals in the Serie A. It will
All he has to do is lift his little finger and the Premiership will break his door down to replace some of their more error prone and aging goalkeepers. Van Der Saar, Pepe Reina, Jens Lehmann to name a few. With the number of takeovers and vast amounts of cash flowing into the clubs for transfers, the Premiership is surely the place to be for an instant shot at the title. Buffon looks like he is ready for that. Significant words.
“At a certain point, however, one has to stop and look at things from a purely footballing point of view and weigh up whether one’s personal interests and the interests of the club coincide.”

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