Former Inter Milan chief Lele Oriali has backed talk over a move for Juventus veteran Andrea Pirlo.

Pirlo is off contract in June and being linked with Inter, along with Tottenham and AC Milan.

Oriali told Corriere dello Sport: "As a player, Pirlo is not discussed because he has qualities that perhaps only the Barcelona midfielders have.

"We'll have to see what ideas the coach has and what are the strategies of the club in the market.

"Certainly, on a free transfer such a purchase would be a big deal, I do not know if Juve will let him go so easily."

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