Gianluigi Buffon explained his decision to leave PSG and options going forward. “I am in search of emotions. If I lack the drive I’m looking for, I might gift myself a year of learning.”
The goalkeeper is considering his next career move, having turned down a contract extension with Paris Saint-Germain after one season in France.
“The other day, I read a phrase that I really liked,” he told the Corriere dello Sport.
“Francesco Guidolin was asked if he’d be happy to return to Verona and he replied: ‘It’s emotions I am seeking.’ I’ll tell you the truth, I too am in search of emotions.
“PSG had already told me five months ago that at the end of the season, I’d be given the role of the second choice goalkeeper. Since January, I had plenty of time to think about it and came to the conclusion that was not for me, so I gave up on a lot of money and the option for another year.
“Their request was absolutely legitimate, understandable and the offer was enticing.