Reports in Italy suggest that Real Madrid have made Andrea Pirlo their number one target for this transfer window.
Tuttosport have insisted that Carlo Ancelotti is desperate to reunite with the Juventus playmaker, and will look to make a move at some point over the summer.
The veteran midfielder has enjoyed a new lease of life since his arrival at the Bianconeri two years ago and is widely regarded as one of the fines players on the continent.
The Italian tactician sees his countryman as an ideal teammate and mentor to some of Los Blancos’ younger players and will hope to lure him to Santiago Bernabeu.
It is not clear whether the 34-year-old would want to leave the Serie A champions however.