Barcelona interested in signing Buffon


Barcelona is thinking about bringing Gianluigi Buffon to the Nou Camp this mid-year as a back-up for Marc-Andre ter Stegen, as reported by Sky in Italy.

The former Juventus goalkeeper Buffon is leaving French heroes Paris Saint-Germain when his agreement terminates toward the finish of June following one year at the Parc des Princes.

Barcelona who is in search of another No 2 goalkeeper this late spring with Jasper Cillessen, who has been connected with a move to Manchester United, quick to leave the club looking for first-group football.

Buffon, a World Cup winner with Italy in 2006, needs to keep playing and has offers from around the globe, including Brazil, China, Germany, and Turkey.

However, according to our colleagues in Italy, Buffon is not interested in a move to the Chinese Super League but Fenerbache are the Turkish club to have shown the most concrete interest in signing the veteran.