AC Milan just scraped into next season's Champions League with a last-gasp victory at Siena on the final day of the Serie A campaign, so it is imperative that they ensure that such fine margins are not repeated next season.
The return of one of the club's legends, Kaka, could be just the potion to propel the Rossoneri back into contention in the race for the scudetto. Juventus strolled to a second successive championship last season.
One of the rumoured conditions for Massimiliano Allegri to remain at the club—after much speculation that he would be fired—is that the Livornese manager will have to switch from his preferred 4-3-3 formation to a more attack-minded 4-diamond-2. That would appease Silvio Berlusconi.
The president also has a fondness for the Brazilian and appears to have pushed for the 31-year-old to return to Milan's shopping list, according to Rome-based newspaper Corriere dello Sport (via Football Italia).
Fitting in the Real Madrid star alongside stars such as Mario Balotelli and Stephan El Shaarawy might be tricky, but here's how Allegri might go about it.