The official website for European football

Pessotto pens new deal

Published: Friday 11 October 2002, 15.31CET
Gianluca Pessotto has extended his contract with Juventus FC until 2005.
Published: Friday 11 October 2002, 15.31CET

Pessotto pens new deal

Gianluca Pessotto has extended his contract with Juventus FC until 2005.

Italian international defender Gianluca Pessotto has signed a contract extension with Juventus FC keeping him at the club until 2005.

'Very happy'
The versatile 32-year-old, who would have become a free agent in the summer, said he was delighted with the new deal. "I am very happy - now I think I could end my career with Juventus," he said.

Medals haul
Pessotto is close to a first-team comeback after recovering from the knee injury that kept him out of the FIFA World Cup finals. He joined Juventus from Torino Calcio in 1995 and has won three Italian titles and the UEFA Champions League with the Bianconeri.

Last updated: 11/10/02 16.34CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=37978.html#pessotto+pens+deal

UEFA.com features

All to play for: Best of the round of 16 first legs
  • All to play for: Best of the round of 16 first legs
  • B36's Á Borg on Faroese record and Liverpool
  • Garay enjoying Russian journey with Zenit
  • Snap shot: Liverpool's Istanbul heroes
  • Barcelona's Lozano set for Sporting
  • Ingle ready to lead Wales
  • Lopetegui on Porto's Basel visit
  • Maxwell on Paris-Chelsea and Zlatan Ibrahimović
  • Barcelona's Messi makes history again
  • Six of the best Europa League knockout ties
1 of 10
 
  • © 1998-2015 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.