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We want to avoid Leicester City says Gianluigi Buffon

Italy and Juventus goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon claims Juventus wants to avoid Premier League champions Leicester Citye when the draw is held on Friday.

Juventus beat FC Porto 1-0 (3-0 on aggregate) to advance to the quarter finals and will only be the only Italian club at the quarters and ahead of the draw on Friday, the 39 year old has noted which club they will like to avoid.

Leicester beat Sevilla 2-0 (3-2 on agg.) to advance and the Foxes run in the competition is what is making Buffon desperate that they avoid them.

He said; “Who do I prefer not to play? Leicester.

“They are a dangerous and passionate team who can cause trouble for opponents who take the initiative. We would have everything to lose.”

The Champions League quarter final draw will take place on Friday with 11 time champions, Real Madrid and five times winners Barcelona and Bayern Munich among the clubs in the draw alongside Juventus, Broussia Dortmund among others.

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