Football: Brazil striker Robinho extends AC Milan contract to 2016

MILAN (REUTERS) - Brazil striker Robinho has extended his contract with Italian football giants AC Milan to the end of the 2015-16 season, the Serie A club said on Thursday.

The 29-year-old's contract had been due to expire in 2014 and he was linked to a move back to Brazil with Santos last January.

The former Real Madrid and Manchester City forward said in April, however, that he was happy in Italy and wanted to renew his contract.

"AC Milan announce that Robinho has extended his contract to June 30, 2016," Milan said in a statement on their official website (

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