Juventus-captain Gianluigi Buffon has taken to the Italian media reported that he Sunday after the lost the top match against Napoli (0-1) arguing with team-mate Medhi Benatia.
“This is clearly incorrect gossip to be brought in after a defeat of a team without weak points, a team like Juventus,” says the 40-year-old Buffon Tuesday against Juventus TV.
Napoli brought the tension in the Italian and sene all the way back to win, leader Juventus. The reigning champion is still in the lead, but with still four games to go, the lead reduced to one point.
Italian newspapers picked up after the match in Turin with stories that Buffon in the locker room angry had turned on his teammates. Benatia would be the most hebbemoeten brunt of it, because the Moroccan defender was responsible for the still in strong position of Kalidou Koulibaly in the ninetieth minute.
“This kind of stories is meant to help our team to destabilise,” said Buffon. “I think it’s logical and normal to say something after a race and that’s what I did. This is already happening since I joined Juventus.”
“But in my seventeen years at Juventus, it has never happened that someone used the debt has been given for a defeat, and this will never happen as long as I, the captain am of this team.”
Buffon believes that he is still not able to stay after the stories in the media. “I believe I have what things had to clarify to the group and the artistic process to protect.”
Juventus was the last six years, champion in Italy. Napoli on the hunt for the first championship since 1990.
Juve goes Saturday on a visit to number five Internazionale, while Napoli Sunday uitduel with number nine Fiorentina plays.
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