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The Bianconeri icon left the Turin club in 2012 to move to Sydney FC but he has admitted that he would be interested in taking up an off-field role with the Old Lady one day

Alessandro Del Piero has revealed that he could return to Juventus - but not as a player.

The former Italy international is currently considering his future after deciding to part company with Sydney FC, the A-League outfit he joined his beloved Bianconeri from in 2012.

Del Piero, who remains Juve's record appearance-maker and goalscorer, has been linked with a romantic reunion with the Old Lady - but while the 39-year-old says he could yet return to Turin, he will never again don Juve's No.10 jersey.

"[Going back to Juventus] represents one of the options for my future [after retirement]," Del Piero told Gazzetta dello Sport. "I never say never. It depends on how things go.

"Turin is my home. I am so bound to 'Planet Juve', but this is the future.

"I must think about the present. Everything will be decided inside two weeks."

And Del Piero revealed that he may not yet be ready to hang up his boots quite yet and is currently mulling over offers from MLS and the J-League.

"America and Japan are two concrete and valid ideas," the playmaker explained. "In order to decide, I must think about many things.

"First of all, Tobias [his son] starts school next year, so he needs stability.

"Then, there are the leagues that start in the summmer, others in October and some in January."

For now, though, Del Piero is looking forward to lining up against his former club as part of the A-League All-Stars side selected to face Juventus in a friendly on Sunday.

"I'm trying to imagine my excitement, but I still can't," the World Cup winner admitted. "It's strange being on the other side [to Juve].

"But it is also something that makes little sense, as my life is not that of three years ago.

"The fact that it is a friendly help, because there will be no tension."

Del Piero spent 19 years with Juventus, scoring 290 goals in 705 appearances for the Serie A side.

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