Giorgio Chiellini and Andrea Barzagli have agreed new contracts to extend their stays with Serie A champions Juventus, the club has confirmed.
Chiellini, named Juve’s new captain following the departure of veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, has signed a two-year deal that runs until 2020. WIN 1,000,000 HERE
Defensive partner Barzagli, meanwhile, has signed on for another season that will take him past his 38th birthday next May.
The duo have been core members of a Juve team that has dominated in Serie A, winning each of the past seven league titles.
And coach Massimiliano Allegri, who was previously linked with Arsenal but appears set to stay in Turin, will be able to rely on the experienced pair again for the 2018-19 campaign. WIN 1,000,000 HERE
Chiellini is Juve’s seventh-longest serving player of all time, having racked up 472 appearances since signing from Roma in 2005.
Despite struggling with a muscle injury in the second half of the season, Chiellini featured in 26 Serie A games last term as Allegri’s side held off the challenge of Napoli to win the Scudetto.WIN 1,000,000 HERE
When Chiellini and Barzagli have been together on the pitch for Juve, they have conceded an average of 0.7 goals per game and won 2.3 points per match. WIN 1,000,000 HERE