Sydney CEO Tony Pignata will travel to Italy shortly to complete the deal. The 37-year-old attacker left Juventus this summer after they decided not to offer him a new contract, and he will now continue his career in the A-League.
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"We feel honoured that Alessandro has decided to play for Sydney FC and we share his excitement that a move to Sydney FC will create a lasting legacy for football in this country.
"I want to thank Tony Pignata and Lou Sticca for the outstanding work over the last few days in progressing discussions with Alessandro and look forward to Tony finalising the contract in Italy over the coming days."
Nevertheless, Del Piero's brother and agent Stefano has stressed that the deal is not official just yet.
"He still has not signed anything," commented Stefano Del Piero on the matter.
Del Piero, who made over 500 league appearances for Juventus between 1993 and 2012, had also been linked with clubs from the USA and China in the past few months.