Del Neri: ‘Why hasn’t Buffon visited?’

Posted on 06/11/2010


Gigi Del Neri insisted there was no problem with Gigi Buffon, but also asked “why hasn’t he come to training or the new stadium?”

The goalkeeper caused controversy when he did not attend the official Juventus photo session this week, but Del Neri claimed it was simply because he was injured and undergoing treatment.

However, the Coach also let slip he wasn’t entirely happy about the lack of interest shown in his teammates.

“Buffon has probably not even realised that he has been absent from the Vinovo ground for this long, but the team has.

“He hasn’t come to training, nor to the new stadium, but I don’t think he did it to show his rapport with Juventus is in trouble.
“In any case, it’s up to him to explain it, not me. I only had telephone contact with him and I’m not the one who ought to get up and travel for a meeting.

“I hope Buffon can soon come back to the squad and help out. I don’t think we ought to blow this out of proportion, though.”

Source: Football-Italia
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