Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon should be match for Monday’s sport towards Genoa if he’s to have any probability of equalling Paolo Maldini’s file of Serie A appearances by the tip of the season.
Buffon, who final appeared in a 1-Zero win away towards Napoli on Dec. 1, has missed Juventus’ final 5 league video games due to a bruised calf. The 39-year-old is getting ready to make his return towards Genoa, in keeping with La Gazzetta dello Sport.
With 629 appearances thus far and 18 video games remaining within the Serie A marketing campaign, Buffon might want to return on Monday — and play in all remaining league video games — as a way to equal the previous AC Milan defender’s file of 647 appearances.
Buffon has began simply 10 of the Bianconeri‘s 20 Serie A video games this season. He has additionally missed two Coppa Italia video games — each victories — in addition to the 2-Zero victory towards Olympiakos within the last sport of the Champions League’s group stage.
Wojciech Szczesny, who moved to Juventus on a €12.2 million switch in the summertime, began Juventus’ final 5 league video games rather than Buffon. Szczesny spent the final two seasons on mortgage to Roma from Arsenal.