Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Maldini: I Was Scared Of Losing Kaka

Il Capitano admits he was dreading the news of Kaka leaving following a turbulent week for the club...

Milan legend Paolo Maldini has revealed his own nightmare scenario regarding the Kaka to Manchester City saga.

The deal which was supposed to see the Brazilian move to the Premier League side was scuppered at the final minute by Milan president Silvio Berlusconi.

Kaka will continue to to play at San Siro, much to the relief of the captain. Maldini did fear losing Kaka, but he is delighted with the outcome.

"There was a moment where I was scared of losing him," Maldini told Datasport.

"I wasn't expecting all this, but luckily it all ended well."

"I am surprised for Milan in general, but the passion is there. The fans showed this and Ricky stayed as a result.

"He is a great player and he has an effect on everyone in general."

The atmosphere around Milan is of relief as reports suggest the Brazilian was on the verge of leaving.

Salvatore Landolina,