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Kaka Linked WIth Move To Sao Paulo

Just 12 months after joining AC Milan, it looks like Brazilian superstar Kaka will leave the Italian club and return to his homeland. Kaka has been heavily linked with a move to São Paulo in the last few days. The latest comments from the Brazilian club’s president appears to confirm that the 32-year-old is on the verge of completing a move. After moving to Real Madrid for a then world record transfer fee of £ 62 million, Kaka struggled with a lot of injuries and form. He finally ended his Madrid nightmare by returning to Milan last summer.

This move was largely seen as an exercise to get into the national team squad at the last moment, as he would be guaranteed a first-team spot at Milan. However, his performances at the Italian club were not impressive enough and Luiz Felipe Scolari did not take him for the World Cup 2014. Now, with his international career effectively over, Kaka is looking to wind up his career by representing São Paulo. He has also been linked with a move to Orlando Pirates, who will be a new MLS franchise set to start in the 2015 season.

It is speculated that Kaka will play at São Paulo for the next six months before moving onto Orlando Pirates at the start of the 2015 season. “I can’t talk. I am in Itaquera. All I can say is that Kaka’s arrival is more or less certain,” said the São Paulo president about the impending transfer of Kaka, who won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award in 2007. Bringing him back to Brazilian football will be a major coup for São Paulo, but they cannot afford to keep him for long due to his huge wage demands. A club like Orlando Pirates with financial backing will be able to support him.