Blackburn Rovers have made an ambitious approach to Real Madrid superstar Kaka.

The Guardian says Kaka is among six Brazil internationals to have been sounded out by Rovers' owners about moving to Ewood Park.

Landing such a coup is a key part of the new owner's plans for the Premier League club's future, if one which will be met with scepticism from elsewhere.

The Indian company - which has a most recently reported annual turnover of close to £1bn and profits of a 10th of that amount - is adamant it will pay what it takes in salaries to land a big signing. Venky's is less willing to spend lavishly on transfer fees, but will do so if it feels it is necessary.

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