Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is delighted by the news that Kaka is close to a playing return.

The 28-year-old has not played at all this season following a knee operation but has been making good progress in his rehabilitation.

"(There has been) good work from the medical department ... spectacular work from Kaka himself, which is the most important," said Mourinho.

"We are waiting and I think that when we come back from Christmas I hope to have Kaka training with the team again."

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