Monday, 21st January, 2013

AC Milan’s move for Kaka has hit a major bump in the road.

Kaka’s agents met with Milan officials earlier today and the Brazilian midfielder agreed to reduce his yearly salary from €10M per year to €6M per year in order to smooth the path towards a deal.

That looked positive, but now Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has called off the swoop, citing "fiscal difficulties".

Galliani expressed his view that it cannot be right for Spain to have a tax rate of 24% and Italy one of 48%.


It remains to be seen if the deal can be rekindled, given Kaka’s clear desire to join the club he left in 2009.

At Real Madrid the midfielder is surplus to requirements and he knows first team football is needed to secure his spot in Brazil’s 2014 World Cup squad.

The return of Kaka would be a popular option amongst the Milan faithful, but it appears the Rossoneri are not prepared to break the bank for the 30-year-old.

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