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Kaka future in Milan's hands after Man City offer

 Kaka of Brazil listens to questions  during a press conference prior to the the Fifa World Player Gala 2008 in Zurich Switzerland, Monday, Jan. 12, 2...
  In this  Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008 file photo AC Milan's forward Kaka celebrates after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Udin...
  In this Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008 file photo AC Milan's Kaka celebrates after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Chievo Verona...

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Kaka of Brazil listens to questions during a press conference prior to the the Fifa World Player Gala 2008 in Zurich Switzerland, Monday, Jan. 12, 2...

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In this Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008 file photo AC Milan's forward Kaka celebrates after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Udin...

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In this Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008 file photo AC Milan's Kaka celebrates after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Chievo Verona...

AC Milan star Kaka poured cold water on a world record 100 million-pound transfer bid from Manchester City on Wednesday, saying he wants to stay with the Italian club as long as possible.
But the Brazil international said his future is up to Milan.
Kaka told Mediaset, the television company controlled by Milan president and Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, that he wished to stay.
"I have already refused important offers," the 26-year-old midfielder said on Mediaset's Web site. "My objective is to become, in the future, the captain of (Milan). I know there is a hierarchy and (Paolo) Maldini and (Massimo) Ambrosini are before me, but after ..."
Kaka, whose comments were also posted on Milan's Web site, said in a televised Mediaset interview that he was "very happy" and wants "to grow old with Milan."
The 2007 FIFA world player of the year, however, made it clear that his future was up to Milan.
"What happens will be decided by Milan," Kaka said. "If, one day, the club wishes to sell me then it is a different issue altogether. ... "I'm here and I will be until they want me here and for as long my goals are the same as Milan's."
Manchester City has not commented.
Kaka's spokesman, Diogo Kotscho, had earlier confirmed that City had made a 100 million pound ($145 million;


Updated : 2021-03-06 20:09 GMT+08:00