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Juventus looking to snap-up Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta in another free transfer raid

Dani Alves switched the Nou Camp for Serie A champions last year and Old Lady hope to convince World Cup winner to follow

Juventus are eyeing an incredible move for Andres Iniesta.

The Barcelona star has just one year to run on his Nou Camp contract but has yet to agree terms on a new deal.

Andres Iniesta is still a class act in the middle of the park

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Andres Iniesta’s contract is running out at Barcelona

And, according to reports in Italy, the Old Lady are ready to pounce should the talks over an extension stall.

Iniesta, 33, has spent his whole career with Los Cules, winning eight La Liga titles and four Champions Leagues.

Barca chiefs are actively looking for a long-term replacement for the Spain international, with Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho high on their wishlist.

And the club are treating Lionel Messi’s contract renewal with more importance.

Iniesta has had a patchy season for Barca this year and Juventus may pounce

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Iniesta has had a patchy season for Barca this year and Juventus may pounce

Juventus defeated Lazio 2-0 to win the Coppa Italia final in Rome

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Juventus are believed to be interested in signing Iniesta this summer

But Juventus boss Max Allegri still views Iniesta as the best midfielder in the world.

And the Italian champions believe they can lure him to Serie A – like they did with Dani Alves last summer.

The Brazilian right-back has been a revelation in Italy this season with outgoing Barca boss Luis Enrique criticising boardroom figures for letting him go for free.

Dani Alves scored the second goal of the night to help Juve seal their date with destiny

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Dani Alves has been a revelation since moving from Barca to Juve last summer

Iniesta Alves

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Iniesta and Alves won multiple La Liga titles together at Nou Camp

Juventus believe Iniesta would prove to be a big a hit in Turin.

The Champions League finalists have had great success in recruiting players in the twilight of their careers in recent years.

Alves netted a crucial strike in their semi-final clash with Monaco earlier this month.

Juventus hope Iniesta could be rejuvenated like Andrea Pirlo

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Juventus hope Iniesta could be rejuvenated like Andrea Pirlo

And Italy legend Andrea Pirlo enjoyed some of his best years when he joined in 2011, aged 32, after being written off by AC Milan.

If they can similarly rejuvenate Iniesta they will have another asset on their hands.

The former World and European champion has struggled for form and fitness this season, scoring just once in 36 appearances.

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