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Record-breaking Robinho to feature
Robinho said it was his dream to join Chelsea, but he instead moved from Real Madrid to Manchester City
Manchester City's signing of Real Madrid forward Robinho on transfer deadline day stunned the football world.

The 24-year-old had made no secret of his desire to leave the Bernabeu, but his favoured destination all along appeared to be Stamford Bridge and a reunion with his former Brazil coach Scolari.

Nine days later and Robinho was on his way to Manchester City. Not that he remembered while he was on duty with Brazil a few days later taking questions from journalists.

"On the last day, Chelsea made a great proposal and I accepted," he said. "You mean Manchester, right?" said a reporter. "Yeah, Manchester, sorry!" answered a blushing Robinho.

A goal and a win against the London side and it's a safe bet City fans will forgive the twinkle-toed Brazilian for his verbal gaffe.



see also
Lawro's predictions
11 Sep 08 |  Football
Man City v Chelsea
11 Sep 08 |  Premier League
Man City beat Chelsea to Robinho
01 Sep 08 |  Man City

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