AC Milan striker Robinho is in negotiations to join Kaka at new MLS franchise Orlando City.
Robinho has two years remaining on a deal worth around five million euros per year, and new Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi has been looking to free up salary for his transfer budget.
Robinho struggled to make any headway in the Milan team last season under either Massimiliano Allegri or Clarence Seedorf, and the arrival of Jeremy Menez from Paris Saint-Germain has cast further doubt over the 30-year-old's future.
"Robinho wants to go to the American MLS," Milan vice president Adriano Galliani said at a news conference on Friday. "The negotiations with Orlando have begun. They want Robinho, but we're not close to concluding the deal.
"The relationship with Robinho remains excellent though and it is just one of the many negotiations that are ongoing."
To join Orlando City, Kaka used a clause in his contract that allowed for its mutual termination, but a transfer fee appears likely to be required to make Robinho available.