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Kaka: I want to leave Madrid

August 29, 2013
By ESPN staff

Kaka insists he wants to leave Real Madrid before the close of the transfer window and would prefer to stay in Europe.

The 31-year-old has recently been reunited with former AC Milan boss Carlo Ancelotti at the Santiago Bernabeu, but maintains the time has come for him to move on.

"I want to leave," Kaka said. "I think now is the right moment for me and for the club for me to leave amicably. I have spoken to Carlo Ancelotti and with the club, they all know.

"Things are difficult for me now in the team, and the club knows what I want. It’s my obligation to work and keep training, but my father is already working to see if something comes up.

"I think it’s the best thing for me and the club. We can only hope for a solution before this next Monday. My intention is to keep playing in Europe."

Kaka has struggled to find regular playing time at Real in recent years, and has spent the opening two games of this season on the bench. His place in the squad is even yet further peril with the seemingly imminent arrival of Gareth Bale from Tottenham.


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