Robinho said that he would be supporting Manchester City over Real Madrid

Former Brazilian international Robinho said that he would be supporting Manchester City over Real Madrid ahead of their Champions League semi-final clash.

Robinho stated that he hopes that Manchester City win the tie and make it to the finals. He said that Manchester City made a big investment in him and that this is a title that they have not won yet.

Manchester City made it to the semi-finals by beating the French side Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 on aggregate.

Real Madrid overturned a 2-0 deficit against Wolfsburg to qualify for the semi –final. They were surprisingly defeated in Germany, but a Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick was enough to get them in the semi-final. Real Madrid will be competing for their 11th Champions League title while Manchester City will be hoping to win it for the first time.

The first leg of the game will be held at the Etihad Stadium on April 26th while the return leg will be on the 4th of May.

Robinho is trying to spark his career back to life

A few weeks ago, Robinho announced his desire to get a call-up from Dunga and have a chance to represent Brazil at the international stage and perform in their upcoming matches and competitions.

Robinho could never really live up to the hype that was created from the media. The Brazilian player attracted the attention of the world after Pele named Robinho as his natural heir but unfortunately for Robinho, he failed to perform at the level that everyone expected from him.

The 32 year old player managed to play in some of the biggest clubs in the world including: Real Madrid, Manchester City and Ac.Milan. Even though he had some memorable performances and even seasons with some of his former teams, it generally was a fairly disappointing playing career for Robinho with the clubs that he used to perform in.

Atletico Mineiro’s Robinho wants a return to Brazil

At his 32 years of age, Robinho still continues to play and the experienced player has not shown any signs of hanging up his boots even though his age is fairly elevated.

Robinho recently completed a move from China to Brazil as he was transferred from the Asian club Guangzhou Evergrande to Atletico Mineiro on a 2 year long deal.

The Chinese Super League has been attracting the attention of high-profile players as Asian clubs are spending big bucks in securing the services of renowned performers and Robinho is the latest figure to join this list.

Another recent top player that have completed his move to the Asian League was Ezequiel Lavezzi who made a move to Hebei Fortune. Ac.Milan’s Mario Balotelli is a figure who has been consistently linked with a potential move to the Chinese Super League aswell.

Robinho says that he would be open to the possibility of returning to Brazilian football

Former Manchester City and AC Milan winger Robinho says that he would be open to the possibility of returning to Brazilian football once his contract with Guangzhou Evergrande comes to an end.

The 31-year-old has already played in several leagues across the world. However, he has been the happiest when playing in his home country of Brazil. He has frequently tried to stretch his wings as far as possible. This attitude raised a lot of surprises since it led to his move to Guangzhou Evergrande just when it seemed that he was back in Brazil for good.

Neymar says he was absolutely fascinated by Robinho

The Barcelona star Neymar says he was absolutely fascinated by Robinho as a kid growing up

Neymar got himself into the first team of Santos only when Robinho had left the club, but, he got the opportunity to play alongside his role model when Robinho returned to Vila Belmiro in 2010 on loan.

Later on, the two of them played a bit of Football together for Selecao too.

Talking about Robinho in an interview, Neymar said, “He is someone whom I have idolized right from my childhood and I consider myself really privileged to have shared the changing room with him. He is a legend.”

Robinho has played for top clubs in England, Spain and Italy and is currently in China where he is being a part of Guangzhou Evergrande.

Although, he hasn’t been a World Cup winner so far, but, his CV includes a lot of club as well as international titles including La Liga and Copa America.

Jamie Redknapp believes that new signing Memphis Depay produce a world-class playe

Former Liverpool winger Jamie Redknapp believes that new Manchester United signing Memphis Depay has all the attributes designed to produce a world-class player, but he questions whether the Dutch international would be a success at Old Trafford.Depay was a transfer target for almost every top club in Europe.

Paris St Germain were thought to be moving close to sign the player and this led to United jumping and before anybody else. The transfer was sealed well before the end of last season for a fee of £ 25 million. He comes from the Dutch league, which often exaggerates the statistics of players.

Arabian Gulf League outfit Bani Yas are close to completing the signing of Robinho

Arabian Gulf League outfit Bani Yas are close to completing the signing of Robinho on a two-year contract.

The club had been in talks with the Brazilian star for almost 3 weeks now. Just when it was thought that an impasse had been reached,Bani Yasvice-chairman Mubarak Awad Bin Mahroum claimed in a recent interview that talks have been progressing well and that the player should sign in the next couple of days. Robinho will be signed from AC Milan without a transfer fee, as it is thought that the Italian club are just happy to get the player off the books.

Robinho tells Ac.Milan that he wants to stay at Santos

Robinho has not played a single match for Ac.Milan in this season as the Brazilian is currently playing for Santos after having signed a one year long loan deal with his childhood club

The Brazilian player has stated that he does not desire making a return to the Italian club and wants to continue performing with Santos. Robinho is hoping that a deal between Ac.Milan and Santos will be made.

Santos has the option of turning the loan deal of Robinho into a permanent one and this what the 31 year old player is wishing to occur. The president of Santos, Modesto Junior if flying to Italy as he is going to meet with the head officials of Ac.Milan and see what can be worked out involving Robinho.

Robinho expressed his desire to remain at Santos as he told reporters: I am proud to have worn the shirt of AC Milan, but at the right time I will speak with general manager AdrianoGalliani. Santos is my home.When the time is right, I'll talk with Galliani. Santos is my home.’’

Robinho agent says he wont Return to AC Milan

Robinho’s agent has confirmed that his client will not be returning back to AC Milan when his loan spell with Santos comes to an end in the summer. The Brazilian star moved back to his first club on a loan spell.

This was a second loan spell at Santos and it appears that he may be set to stay at the club on a permanent basis. He will be unable to play throughout the 2015 season if he is recalled by Milan. However, the player’s agent has suggested that his client is more likely to release from his Milan days once and for all.

Flamengo going through Brilliant Form

Brazilian outfit Flamengo have been on a spectacular run of form over the last few weeks, which have seen them only suffer one defeat in the last five matches.

However, they crashed to yet another defeat after a poor performance against Botafogo. Eduardo da Silva has been quite impressive for the club since returning back Brazilian football. He has scored eight goals in just 10 league starts this season. He was once again on the scoresheet against Botafogo, but this goal came a little too late for the club that is fighting to stay in touch with the table leaders.

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