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Robinho: I didn't know about my Man City move until the last minute

Former Manchester City forward Robinho admits he didn’t know he was joining the club until the “very last minute”.

The 31-year-old arrived from Real Madrid in £32.5 million (€44m) deal on deadline day in 2008 but had also been linked with a switch to Chelsea, who were then managed by former Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari.

Robinho spent only 16 months at City before returning to Santos on loan but insists he valued his time in the Premier League.

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