Robinho has admitted he failed at Manchester City because he struggled to adapt to the English style of football.
Speaking exclusively to Eurosport, the Brazilian said he did not have a problem with manager Roberto Mancini, despite being sent out on loan shortly after the Italian replaced Mark Hughes.
"English football is difficult," said Robinho, now at Milan.
"It's not easy to adapt to it. In English football it's not the whole team playing, touching the ball in the Brazilian way.