AC Milan vice president Adriano Galliani said on Saturday that the club is interested in signing Mario Balotelli but only if Manchester City drops its asking price for the Italy striker.
Balotelli, who is a lifelong Milan fan, has long been linked with a return to Italy, where he progressed through the ranks at Inter Milan before joining City in 2010.
''At the end of Friday Manchester City was still saying ?37 million, we'll see on Monday,'' Galliani said. ''At that price, Balotelli will stay at Manchester City.''
Balotelli's agent, Mino Raiola, spent time at Milan's headquarters on Friday.
Galliani is more hopeful of bringing Milan idol Kaka back to San Siro on a loan deal until 2015 and is in talks with the Real Madrid player about reducing his salary.
''At this moment, it's looking good, what's positive is that Real want to let him leave, Milan wants to take him and Kaka wants to come to Milan,'' Galliani said. ''What's negative is that we still have a mountain to climb in c...