Sao Paulo open door to Kaka

Sao Paulo have opened the door for Kaka to return to the club, but will leave any homecoming decision in his hands.

Last Updated: 11/06/14 at 15:16 Post Comment

Kaka: AC Milan playmaker set to make a decision on his future

Kaka: AC Milan playmaker set to make a decision on his future

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Kaka remains under contract at AC Milan for now, but is reported to have a clause that allows him to move on as the Rossoneri failed to qualify for the UEFA Champions League.

A switch to the MLS has been mooted, with various clubs rumoured to be keen on adding him to their ranks, while a short spell back in his native Brazil, prior to moving on to America in 2015, has also been discussed.

Sao Paulo would be the obvious choice were that option to be explored, with Kaka having launched his glittering career at the club after stepping out of the academy ranks.

Club president Carlos Miguel Aidar says the 32-year-old is the only person who can stop such a move from happening, with it up to him to decide what his future holds.

Aidar told Lancenet: “I say this in an official capacity: Kaka will only not return to Sao Paulo if he doesn’t want to.

“But, at the same time, we will only start talks from the moment that he expresses an interest in returning.”

Manager Muricy Ramalho told ESPN Brasil: “He’s a fantastic player, but it is difficult because the financial side of things matters a lot.

“It would take a lot, but in football you often find that something seems impossible and then it happens. That may well be the case with Kaka.”

Were Kaka to re-sign for Sao Paulo, Ramalho would have to find a way of fitting the former World Player of the Year into a side which already includes Alexandre Pato, Ganso, Luis Fabiano and Alan Kardec.

On that selection headache, he added: “I’ll have to talk to FIFA about them increasing the number of players!

“We won’t be able to play with 11. But a good player has to play.”

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

S

hould have stayed because we carried him for 6.5 years. And then he has a breakthrough season, and was gone soon after. MU fans, you would be as disgusted had C Ronaldo left in 2007 and not 2009.

godof86
Is Van Persie Slipping Sadly Into The Night?

G

ood grief. Someone guessed that the form English player at the moment might be in his national side with some other players? And that's espionage? Now if they discovered that Emile Heskey was going to be in the starting line up.... at right back.... THAT would be espionage. Give it a rest Roy.

RogerRedHat
Hodgson hits out at Kane leak

H

e may get away with if Liverpool can swap the video with one of Skrtel dancing or something, but if they review the one shown on TV he's screwed.

hump3.
Skrtel denies violent conduct

Footer 365

Italy 1-1 England: Andros Townsend equaliser keeps Roy Hodgson's side unbeaten this season

Substitute Andros Townsend rescued England's unbeaten post-World Cup record as his late goal in Turin earned a 1-1 draw.

Jack Wilshere, Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Debuchy step up Arsenal comebacks

Jack Wilshere scored as he stepped up his comeback from injury against a Brentford XI at Arsenal's training ground on Tuesday.

Wayne Rooney cannot wait to link up with Harry Kane for England

Wayne Rooney has been gripped by the excitement surrounding Harry Kane and can't wait to link up with him against Italy.

Mail Box

Why Do Arsenal Have So Many 'Internet Warriors'?

The Mailbox has an open letter from Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, questions Phil Jones' bulldog spirit and asks: "Why do Arsenal have so many "internet warriors?"

It's All Just A Ruse By The 'Southern Press'...

A varied Tuesday morning Mailbox, with thoughts on the England U21s, a Sterling ruse, Kane realism, Wenger coaching youth and enjoying the charity match...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company