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Andrea Pirlo 'accepts' offer to partner Frank Lampard in New York City FC midfield

Published 03/06/2015 | 14:18

Juventus' Andrea Pirlo celebrates at the end after reaching the UEFA Champions League Final
Reuters / Paul Hanna
Juventus' Andrea Pirlo celebrates at the end after reaching the UEFA Champions League Final Reuters / Paul Hanna

Andrea Pirlo will be plying his trade in major League Soccer next season, according to reports.

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The Juventus midfielder will become a free agent at the end of the season and according to Spanish newspaper AS he has 'accepted' a proposal from New York City FC, after speaking to club's CEO Ferran Soriano.

Should a move go through, he will join former England and Chelsea man Frank Lampard at the club, as well as former Spain and Barcelona striker David Villa.

He is likely to play his final game in Italy when Juve face Barcelona in the Champions League final, a match where both teams are chasing a treble.

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