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‘Di Maria Is As Good As Maradona’ –Buffon



Juventus legend, Gianluigi Buffon believes Angel Di Maria can be pretty much as good as Diego Maradona, if he’s to hitch Juventus.

Di Maria has left Paris Saint-Germain following the expiration of his contract this summer season after seven seasons with the French Ligue 1 champions.

Talking to Gazzetta dello Sport, Buffon stated: “Proper now, Di Maria in Serie A is like Maradona. Am I clear?

“Footballers have to be valued contemplating the context the place they play. At the moment Serie A is technically poorer and Angel has a lot method.

“He’s decisive in entrance of objective, he dribbles previous his opponents so simply. He’s good at delivering assists and runs up and down on the pitch.

“I’m 44, however I nonetheless play,” Buffon added. “Age doesn’t matter. Motivation and keenness are way more necessary and the identical goes for dedication. If Di Maria joins Juventus, it implies that he’s prepared to take action.

“At PSG, I performed with Neymar, a younger Kylian Mbappe, Marco Verratti, however Di Maria was not inferior to any of them.

“When he gained the Decima at Madrid in 2014, he was enjoying with Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos.

“He was all the time a step again however knew learn how to play as a winger, attacking midfielder and even mezzala.

“Whoever indicators him, and I hope it’s Juve, makes a deal. We’re speaking a couple of champion and soccer wants champions.”


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