Buffon, Chiellini extend contracts at Juventus

Buffon, Chiellini extend contracts at Juventus

Juventus veterans Gianluigi Buffon and Giorgio Chiellini extended their respective contracts with the club on Thursday, the Serie A giants announced.

With 14 seasons at Juventus already under his belt club captain and goalkeeper Buffon has extended his contract until 2017, while central defender Chiellini has signed to play on until 2018.

"This is a very special day for the club," Juventus president Andrea Agnelli told media.

"Our captain and vice-captain have announced their contract renewals.

"The first (Buffon) is in his 14th season with us and will stay until 2017, and the second (Chiellini) until 2018."

Juventus, who have won 30 Italian league titles, including the past three in succession, lead Italy`s top flight with a three-point advantage on title challengers Roma.

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