Real are prepared to meet Sao Paulo's £10 million asking price for the young stopper, however Tuttosport says Milan have also been in contact with the Brazilian club this week about Breno's situation.

Milan ace Kaka is a big fan of Breno and has recommended the youngster to vice-president Adriano Galliani.

"Breno is one of the best young players Brazil has," said Kaka. "I assure you, he is ready to play in Europe."