Tottenham are lining up a shock move for Juventus veteran Andrea Pirlo.Sky Italia says Spurs have followed up their initial interest and begun exploring the possibility of landing him on a free transfer at the end of the season.

A studio guest for Juve's 3-2 win over AC Milan, former Chelsea boss Gianluca Vialli was quizzed about the 34-year old's contract stand-off with the Serie A champions.

He said: "I heard the rumours from London that there are contacts between Pirlo and Tottenham for next season."

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