A-League side want superstar.
Sydney FC have offered a contract to Italian legend Alessandro del Piero who is a free
The 37-year-old is without a club after leaving Juventus this summer, following 19 years with the Old Lady. The classy left-footer bowed out in perfect style, helping Antonio Conte’s side to an unbeaten season as they claimed the Serie A crown last term.
The forward has received a number of offers including from Swiss Super League side Sion but Sydney are hopeful that the lifestyle Down Under will persuade del Piero to swap Turin for New South Wales.
“We have been talking about football, but also about the lifestyle here in Sydney and the possibility of him leaving a lasting impression on the “, said Sydney FC director Tony Pignata is quoted saying by insidefutbol.
“We’ve given him a very good proposal”, he added.
Del Piero has stressed that he is not ready to hang up his boots and is keen to continue playing for a further two seasons.
If the former Italy captain joins the A-League side he will comfortably be the biggest name on the club’s books, although ex-Blackburn Rovers midfielder Brett Emerton skippers the side.
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