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Last Updated: Monday January 25 2010 17:04 GMT

Confusion over Robinho transfer

Manchester City forward Robinho celebrating after scoring against Scunthorpe in the FA Cup

Manchester City forward Robinho reckons he's "90% certain" he'll return to his former club Santos on loan.

But City manager Roberto Mancini said he wants the Brazil international to stay with the Manchester club.

Robinho hasn't seemed too happy about being on the bench in recent matches, especially with the 2010 World Cup coming up this summer.

On Sunday he admitted he might have played his last match for City after their 4-2 win against Scunthorpe.

Robinho told a TV station that the people who look after his career met up with City and Santos bosses last night, and he should be moving back to Brazil soon.

He said: "Santos want a year, but City want just six months. In two or three days, it should all be sealed."

Record deal

Man City paid a record £32.5 million for Robinho in August 2008.

But some City fans say that since then he hasn't been on form and hasn't scored many goals.