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AC Milan player Robinho is on the verge of leaving the Serie A club after Santos strives to bring the Brazilian footballer in his native country.

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Robinho has been linked to a breakup of the San Siro club this summer, with Orlando City and Besiktas being interested in signing the 30-year-old player.

But in the race has come and Santos, team for which Robinho played from 2002 to 2005 when he was transferred in Europe to Real Madrid. The only problem that the Brazilians face is the amount of transfer requested salary of the player, but club president Odilio Rodrigues said that talks are progressing and will do everything possible to restore Robinho to the team that launched him in great football.

“Although several Italian outlets have taken for granted the return of Robinho, I can inform you that negotiations are progressing well,” Odilio Rodrigues told Santos TV.

“We are doing everything possible to sign the player – he has also lowered his initial demands.

“We have great hope that the deal will be closed soon. We hope to give the fans this gift as soon as possible.”

During the time when has played at Santos, Robinho scored 47 goals in 110 appearances.