COURTOIS HOPING TO EMULATE JUVENTUS GOALKEEPER GIANLUIGI BUFFON

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Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois hopes to emulate Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and keep playing until the age of 39.

“To see Buffon playing to such a level at this age is great. I’m 25 and he is 14 years older than me,” Courtois told Evening Standard.

“Obviously if I can still play at the level he is in 14 years’ time, I will be very satisfied.

“Obviously I hope nothing happens – injuries can always change the future. But I love football, I enjoy being on the training pitch, in the stadium.

“I guess I will still feel the same in 10 to 15 years’ time and I hope in that moment I can still produce and be at this level.”

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