TL;DR news on Buffon at December 19, 2022

Buffon was also captain of the Italy side which lost to Spain in the Euro 2012 final. Enzo Maresca has now been charged with leading Parma back to Serie A and at 41, the coach is two years younger than Buffon. Buffon gave an interview to Tuttosport via Calciomercato, where he hinted that his former club Parma could be his next destination. Think Baresi can keep up his 100 percent record of playing in Buffon's Parma debuts. After his senior debut in 1005, Buffon went on to make 168 appearances for Parma. Buffon deputised for Wojciech Szczesny last season, making 14 appearances in all competitions, which included playing every minute of a triumphant Coppa Italia campaign for Juve. Reports in the Italian media suggest Buffon could well end up in Serie B, back at Parma, the club where he began his decorated career aged 17 in 1995. As Buffon leaves this summer, Allegri has returned to the Bianconeri after two years away. Gianluigi Buffon is close to returning to Parma, reports Fabrizio Romano of The Guardian. "When he started training with us, I could not believe my eyes," former Parma coach Nevio Scala said of Buffon in 2017.