Buffon believes Neymar will recover from World Cup disappointment

Tanya Simon
July 11, 2018

The 40-year-old 2006 World Cup victor joins the big-spending Parisian side days after his contract with Juventus ended in June.

"It's a nice time to live in a new environment, I come to Paris with a childish enthusiasm".

"PSG are the team that I followed the most in recent years because I was curious".

"I've stopped making these calculations because when I was 30 I thought I had two or three more years, then when I got to 34 I thought I had one or two years maximum, then I got to 37, 38 and now I'm 40", said Buffon. "But when the season begins you can't think of enveloping all this in the aim for the Champions League because that would be complete craziness and we're not insane here". Buffon and the National team?

Now the former Italian worldwide is said to be on the verge of signing a one-year contract at PSG with an option for a second season.

"Neymar can come back here with competitive anger and a desire for revenge after the disappointment in Russian Federation". "Here there is a great ambition for successful results".

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Chadli netted a dramatic stoppage-time victor in the round of 16 against Japan as Belgium came from two goals down to win 3-2. Because of his quick feet, change of direction and exquisite close control, he is hard to tackle and this often draws a foul.

The veteran goalkeeper confirmed he sought counsel from former Juventus team-mate Blaise Matuidi before opting to join the France global at PSG, where he will play under new coach Thomas Tuchel.

He links up with PSG after leaving Juventus as a free agent, with the last 17 years having been spent in Turin .

"Nobody promised me the number one shirt".

"I don't want to think about it anymore, it is negative".

Buffon is expected to be in PSG's squad for the International Champions Cup fixtures against Bayern Munich, Arsenal and Atletico Madrid in Austria and Singapore this summer.

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