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Published on Dec 17, 2012
 

AC Milan coach Allegri suggests Robinho wants to return to Brazil

 
 

MILAN (REUTERS) - AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri suggested that striker Robinho wants to return to Brazil in the January transfer window following the 4-1 win over Pescara on Sunday.

"There's not a lot I can do other than talk to him, everything else depends on the club and the player," Allegri told reporters.

"He has played for me more than any other player and I hold him in great esteem. He has been away from Brazil for eight years and it would seem he wants to go back."

Robinho has played for Real Madrid, Manchester City and Milan since leaving Santos in 2005 although there is a general feeling in Brazil that the 28-year-old he has never quite lived up to his early potential.