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Buffon set to announce retirement

AFP  |  Rome 

will hold a press conference on Thursday morning, during which he is expected to announce his retirement, the champions announced.

The 40-year-old Italian international has said he intends to hang up his gloves at the end of the season, but as yet has not made an official announcement.

Juventus sealed a seventh straight title on Sunday, to complete a league and cup double for the fourth year in a row.

The club said in a statement without giving further details that the press conference would take place at the Stadium at 11.30 local time (0930 GMT). Buffon, who has won nine titles with the club since joining in 2001 from Parma, is expected to play his final game on Saturday against in

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 22:55 IST