Robinho’s career at AC Milan has come to a halt

Robinho’s career at AC Milan has come to a halt after the Brazilian rescinded his contract with the Italian outfit with immediate effect.

Robinho has been at Milan for the last couple of seasons after initially moving on a loan deal from Manchester City. He made the move permanent after a £ 16 million transfer fee was exchanged hands. Yet, the Brazilian has never had a very consistent impact at the San Siro and some of it has been attributed down home sickness. He had already returned to the Brazilian league on a couple of loans spells with Santos – the club where he started his career.

Now, he is on the verge of making a move to the Brazilian league permanent after cancelling his contract with Milan. The contract still had a year to run. Robinho was at Santos on his European wages. Since Santos would have been unable to match those wages, Milan were paying around 40% of it from their own pocket. The opportunity to let go of player who does not want to play for the club and who costs a lot of money to keep seemed hard to let go. The 31-year-old will now be able to discuss terms with any club he wishes and that is likely to be with Santos. Read More