"We are all really happy about the fact that he will stay with us," explained goalkeeper Buffon.
"I am sure now that he has found the right motivation he will become our secret weapon and this can only be a pleasure for his teammates.
"Now our team is even stronger. I said it a couple of times already, I have good vibes about this group and our work.
"There are solid bases and there is a good atmosphere. We have everything to do well but will have to do it on the pitch and not just outside, with words."