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Last Updated: Friday January 16 2009 16:23 GMT

Man City deal for Kaka 'still on'


Just days after AC Milan's Kaka said he wanted to stay at the Italian club it looks like a deal could be done to sell him to Manchester City after all.

The Brazilian midfielder's been given permission to talk to City, who are thought to be offering more than 100 million for his transfer.

City boss Mark Hughes said the offer made football and business sense.

And now Kaka's spokesman, Diogo Kotschko, says the player would be open to a move if Milan wanted to sell him.

Kids' views on Kaka deal

Last year, the 26-year-old was voted the best player in the world by other players and managers.

If the multi-million pound deal goes ahead, it will more than double the current transfer record of 47 million for France's Zinedine Zidane from Juventus to Real Madrid in 2001.

At Man City, it's been reported that Kaka could earn as much as half a million pounds a week, which works out as 83p a second!

What can you buy with 100 million?

Around six Jermain Defoes

Three big new schools

One million PSPs!

But the owner of Man City can certainly afford it - Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan is thought to have a fortune of 15 billion.

Football experts say if Kaka helps the club win the Premier League or the Champion's League, then the 100m would be money well spent.