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Robinho to join Chelsea

According to a report in the Times, Real Madrid playmaker, Robinho, has emerged as the latest target of Luiz Felipe Scolari, the new Chelsea manager. Scolari, has been quick to formulate his plans for next season and views his fellow Brazilian as an important acquisition.

According to reports in AS, the Madrid-based sports newspaper, Scolari has discussed the potential move with Roman Abramovich, the Chelsea owner, and Frank Arnesen, the club’s chief scout and director of youth development.

Scolari believes that 24 year old Robinho could provide the flair that Abramovich wants in the team. The Brazilian cost Real £16.5 million when he moved from Santos three years ago. However he is rumored to be unhappy with his £30,000 a week wages (tax free) at the Bernabéu. Real are reported to have placed a valuation of around £36 million on the player.

In related team news, Alcides, the Brazilian Chelsea defender who has been on loan with PSV Eindhoven, claims that he will replace Ricardo Carvalho when the Portugal centre back joins Inter Milan this summer.

[Source: The Times]

Mon 30 June, 2008
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5 Comments:

  1. james says:

    Robinho`s` better off at Real & he`s worth 40m I reckon .

  2. Jorge says:

    they should be paying him more than £90,000 a week

  3. Francis says:

    the guy’s really worth that amount placed on him.if he joins chelsea,he’s gonna be a big boost ’cause he can play the kind of football we want.Let go for him.We have the financial power.UP BLUES

  4. Luke K. says:

    Real is gonna lose every1 this summer.

  5. Doreen says:

    We will be top one this coming year.

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