For reasons unbeknown to the world of football, it seems that Juventus are ready to let Andrea Pirlo leave the club for free in January.
The Daily Mail has reported that the Serie A champions are no longer able to offer Pirlo the first team reassurances that the Italian maestro is demanding and are happy to let him leave for nothing in January.
But Juventus' loss could be the gain for some of Europe's top clubs. Having already played for every top team in the Serie A, it is though Pirlo will look for one last lucrative contract abroad to make sure his glittering career goes out with a bang.
Here we take a look at five clubs who could use the 34-year-old playmaker in their midfield.