The young Italian says he has a lot to learn from the Juventus veteran he has been tipped to replace for Italy and admitted that he would like to play alongside Paul Pogba
The young playmaker has quickly become a star at the Parc des Princes, leading many to tip him to be Pirlo's long-term replacement in the Italian national team.
However, Verratti says he does not want to let any praise get to his head and has stressed that he still has a lot to learn.
"Until last year, we were comparing us but now we're playing time in a different position," he told Tuttosport.
"But to get to that level takes time. Compared to Pirlo, I can't even throw a ball. I like to learn from him about what to do ahead of time."
Verratti admitted that he would like to line up alongside another Juve midfielder, Paul Pogba, but believes it unlikely that he would be allowed to leave Turin.
"Juve are not a club who sell their champions," he said. "Pogba is already a champion and I'm sure he'll become even stronger.
"Juve want these plays so they can have them, not to sell them. I like to play with great players and I'd like to play with someone like him."
Verratti turned down the Serie A champions to sign for PSG and insists that he has no regrets over the move after picking up the award for the best young player in Ligue 1.
"Up until now, we've had two great years, winning four titles so it was a great choice," he added. "The award was a great satisfaction personally. It's important to be voted by my colleagues."