Gigi Buffon and Giorgio Chiellini have signed new contracts with Juventus, President Andrea Agnelli has confirmed in a press conference.
after the pair were announced to appear at a Press conference today with President Andrea Agnelli.
Speaking at that event Juventus President Andrea Agnelli confirmed the deals.
“This is a very special day for the club,” Agnelli told assembled media.
“Our captain and vice-captain announce their contract renewals.
“The first [Buffon] is in his 14th season with us澳门外围投注, and will be here until 2017, and the second [Chiellini] until 2018.
“These numbers are enough to understand what they mean for Juventus.
“These two champions represent Juventus and what it means to be a在线外围投注 Juventino: never giving up, hard work and knowing that all that matters is the desire for a result or victory.”
Agnelli also praised the pair for staying with the Old Lady when the club was demoted to Serie B following the Calciopoli scandal.
“They are, in effect, a representation of the recent past.
“They are two people who were in Heaven, fell into Hell and accompanied Juventus back to Heaven again on the field.
“What I want to emphasise today is that this is not some sort of lifetime achievement award, not to Gigi or Giorgio.
“We are professional and they convinced us that it is right to continue the journey together because they have not achieved all their goals.
“I agree with their goals and dreams, and I hope we can turn them into reality, it takes consistency and they have it. "
Buffon’s deal sees his contract extended until 2017, while Chiellini will remain in Bianconero until 2018.
indicated that Buffon’s deal will see him take home a reduced salary of €3.5m, while Chiellini will earn €3m for every year he stays in Turin.