The former Rossoneri hero is on the verge of completing a return…
Milan have finally managed to reach an agreement with Spanish outfit Real Madrid, which would see €69 million sensation Kaka return to where he left from.
Italian sources Gazzetta dello Sport and Sky Sport 24 say that the Brazilian is set to re-join former club either on an 18-month loan deal, either on 30-month. It has been understood that Milan have negotiated an option to buy him permanently in his final contract year with the Madrid giants, in June 2015.
It is up to Kaka now to accept Milan’s contract offer, consistent of earning €3 million until the end of season 2012/2013. He is expected to earn €6 million for the following couple of terms. At the end of the day, the 19th Top Twitter user will end up earning inclusive €15 million salary, altogether calculated with the gross salary rule and tax charges – a total amount of €30 million.
Milan’s CEO Adriano Galliani is waiting on the final go-ahead by Ricky himself, which would see the vice-president contact Kaka’s agents Gaetano Paolillo and father, Bosco Leite. It is expected for the midfielder to reach an agreement with Milan as late as on Monday, with Galliani having already booked a trip to Spanish capital Madrid so as to make the move official.
Former Cagliari coach has reportedly already made plans on Kaka’s position in the squad. He intends to use the 30-year-old as a defensive midfielder, if it is to believe GdS.
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UPDATE 18:30 – Sky Sport 24 reports that Galliani has received an important phone call by a tax consultant. It is possible that the tax rule may be reduced a bit to help Milan bring Kaka back.
UPDATE 16:10 – “It’s changing between moment of optimism and moments of pessimism. We will keep on trying to sign Kaka even though it’s tough, very tough.
“If we manage to bring him back, 15,000 fans will once again visit the San Siro. I will travel to Madrid on Tuesday, with hope to close a deal”, Milan’s CEO Adriano Galliani said.
UPDATE 14:00 – “I will be happy if Kaka joins Milan. He is a great guy and he’s also a player of a very high class”, Allegri on today’s press conference. “Our officials are in talks with Real Madrid and I think it would be a great come-back.”
Here is what would the line-up look starting from next month, if Kaka returns. (Credits to Daily AC Milan News)
UPDATE – CanaleMilan.it believe that Kaka’s and his father have agreed to a €5.5 million salary.
UPDATE – What do the experts say?
“Kaka’s case is different than Shevchenko’s in terms of need. Shevchenko returned in the squad that had already managed to find Pato, his successor the time and he wasn’t needed at all.
“As a matter of fact, Kaka is now needed at Milan. He can contribute, give a helping hand”, said Mediaset‘s Serafini.
UPDATE – Former Kaka team-mate and a dear friend, David Beckham is still on Milan radar, according to GdS.
UPDATE – Another thing has also been confirmed! Galliani has reportedly booked a low cost flight, as required by the the new Rossoneri policy.
UPDATE – As reported, today’s edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport has taken this story public. The the maxi-loan agreement has been confirmed, but the salary agreement is yet to be reached. Milan can not guarantee him more than €12.5 million in total unless they sell.
Kaka has already hinted he is willing to take a pay cut to help the move go through. Now all that Galliani is supposed to do is convince the entourage of agents.