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​Legend Buffon set to leave PSG

Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will leave Paris St-Germain when his contract expires at the end of the month.

The 41 year old Italy legend, joined on a free transfer in July 2018, making 25 appearances in all competitions for the club as they won the Ligue 1 title.

"I leave happy to have enjoyed this experience which has undoubtedly helped me to grow," Buffon said.

"Today my adventure outside Italy comes to an end.

"Ernest Hemingway wrote that there are only two places in the world where people can live happily: at home and in Paris. Today onwards, this will also apply to me: Paris, in some way, will always remain my home... Allez Paris!"

"I will never forget the pride that everyone at Paris St-Germain, both the club and the fans, felt when they saw Gianluigi Buffon wearing our jersey," said PSG chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi.

"During his time at PSG he brought his phenomenal experience and his sense of professionalism not only to his team-mates but also to all areas of the club. We will miss his warm and open personality here at the club."

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