Andrea Pirlo understands why Real Madrid want to appoint Paris Saint-Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti as their next Coach.
The Spaniards are looking for a Jose Mourinho replacement and they have made a move for the Italian tactician.
“He's a great Coach who likes to play good football and his teams play with real style,” Pirlo, who worked with Ancelotti at Milan, told Marca.
“Ancelotti was a good choice for the clubs he has coached because he has a good footballing philosophy," the Juventus man added.
“I have nothing but good things to say about him, he's a friend. He's an outstanding Coach, who treats his players well and is well-liked inside the dressing room.
“Will he go? I don't know if he's going to Real Madrid or staying at Paris Saint-Germain. Carlo is a friend, a great person and I wish him all the best, wherever he is.
“He's an amazing Coach, I was very happy playing under him and we'll just have to wait and see where the future takes him.
“Real Madrid is a great club and I'm sure that one of Carlo's dreams is to work there.”
Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition  - £11,000 to be won monthly!