Andrea Pirlo: New York City in talks with Italy midfielder

Andrea Pirlo
Andrea Pirlo has helped Juventus win Serie A for the last four seasons

Italy's Andrea Pirlo is in talks with Major League Soccer side New York City.

No agreement has been reached yet, but if Pirlo does sign he could make his debut alongside Frank Lampard in the MLS game with Toronto FC on 12 July.

Pirlo has one year left on his contract with Juventus but has told the Italian champions he wants to be released.

The 36-year-old was in Juventus's starting line-up for the 3-1 Champions League final defeat by Barcelona on 6 June.

He has won six Serie A titles during spells with AC Milan and Juventus.

He won the Champions League twice with AC Milan and the World Cup with Italy in 2006.

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