AC Milan midfielder Riccardo Saponara is eager to avoid comparisons with Kaka.

The youngster has been likened with the Real Madrid midfielder.

"I may look similar to Kaka in certain movements, but there is an abyss between him and myself," the attacking midfielder told Forza Milan.

"Kaka is a phenomenon, whereas I have so much to learn from the Real Madrid man and also my new teammates here at Milan.

"Kaka has always been my idol, the player who I have always aspired to become, but the comparisons with him are excessive."

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