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Buffon Fears Record Setters Leicester

Juventus goalkeeper Gianlugi Buffon.photo/file
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Juventus goalkeeper Gianlugi Buffon.photo/file

Leicester City are on course of setting another lucrative record by storming the UEFA Champions League quarter finals.The foxes dumped out Spanish bigwigs Sevilla by 2-0  on Tuesday night at the King Power stadium overturning the 2-1 first leg deficit.

Following the magical display by the Premier League champions,Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon named the English side Leicester City Fc on Tuesday as the team he would  want to avoid playing against in the Champions League quarterfinals.

The veteran Italian shot stopper expresses fear against the Foxes despite Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid among others already in the last eight stage.However,the new comers in the European competitions are the ones giving Buffon reasons to worry.

“Who do I prefer not to play? Leicester, because they are a dangerous and passionate team who can cause trouble for opponents who take the initiative,” said Buffon.

Leicester City have gone miles in the Champions League as they have qualified for the highly rated European Competitions quarter finals.The club seems to have found its pace just after Claudio Ranieri was axed as the club’s manager.

Craig Shakespeare was promoted from the assistant coach position to the helm as the head coach and he has impressed for the short duration.He has managed to guide the League holders from the relegation zone to the better survival position on the log.

Shakespeare has just done the Foxes fraternity great by guiding them to their first ever UEFA Champions League quarter finals in first debut.

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