West Ham United are short between the sticks.
Buffon confirmed this week that he will leave the Italian champions this summer, after 17 years in Turin.
But despite having turned 40 in January, Buffon has not yet decided whether to quit football altogether, and is said to have Premier League interest should he choose to continue his career.
One English club who could be in the market for a new shot-stopper ahead of the new campaign is West Ham United, having allowed Joe Hart to return to Manchester City after his season-long loan spell.
And an ambitious move for Buffon may not be out of the question, his representative, Silvano Martina, has told the Sun newspaper.
Discussing the veteran's future, Martina said: "I don’t know if it will be a total farewell to football. He wants two weeks to talk to his family and come to a decision.
"In England, he always really admired West Ham supporters, and even wrote about it in his book."
West Ham, who were linked with a move for the Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton this week, can still call upon Adrian San Miguel in the meantime.
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