With the Brazilian set to join Real Madrid, Milan chiefs are intensifying their search for a successor and Romania international Mutu is under serious consideration.
Asked about the Cameroon international, Berlusconi replied: "There is nothing decided yet. We will try for a striker, because this is not Pato's role."
Over 400 fans staged protests last night, with one sign declaring: "In one month you have lost your wife, the supporters and Kaka. Papi sell the club".