Monday November 16 2015
‘Pirlo mad for Euros’

Andrea Pirlo ‘has a mad desire to play at Euro 2016’ says Carlo Ancelotti, who advises a return to Milan.

The playmaker’s international future has been put in doubt recently after he failed to make Italy CT Antonio Conte's squad to face Belgium and Romania.

The 36-year-old moved to New York City FC in the summer, but Ancelotti believes he will ‘definitely come back to Italy’.

“I got to talk with Pirlo and understood that he has a mad desire to play at the next Euros,” Ancelotti said to Il Giornale.

“I think he will definitely come back to Italy, also because Conte has advised him to – I would tell him to go where he won the most (Milan)…”

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