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Andrea Pirlo casts doubt over Juventus future

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Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo has refused to rule out the possibility of moving to the Premier League at the end of the season, reports the Daily Star.

Premier League quartet Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham are all said to monitoring the veteran midfielder’s contract situation.

The 34-year-old, who remains a key part of Juventus manager Antonio Conte’s plans, is out of contract in the summer.

Juventus club director Giuseppe Marotta has recently said that the Serie A club are in no rush to hand the midfielder a new deal, despite the fact that Pirlo can speak to clubs outside of Italy from January.

Pirlo has reiterated his desire to carry on playing past his 35th birthday - but is not sure where he will plying his trade next season.

The former AC Milan star said: "My future? There is the rest of the season to talk about it. We'll see.

"I am optimistic. I want to keep playing because I'm good and enjoy it.

"I don't know if it will be at Juventus or another team."

Reports suggest Tottenham are leading the race to sign Pirlo, however Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal have not given up hope of landing the Italy international.

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