Robinho admits he has talked with Chelsea

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Real Madrid winger Robinho has spoken out over his transfer ordeal, stating that although contact has been made with Chelsea, no deal has yet been decided. Speculation has been rampant in recent days, though, that a move is coming soon.

Speaking to Brazil's Globoesporte, the versatile forward offered a glimpse into his future.

"The season is only just beginning and I have proposals from other clubs, such as Chelsea," he admitted. "Nothing is secure, though. We're still talking."

The Brazilian, though, gave hints that he was giving serious thought to a move elsewhere after being kept back from his country's Olympic squad, ostensibly due to "injury."

"It's awful only being able to see the Olympic selection on television," he said. "My intention was to join up with the group, but Real Madrid didn't want to release me. I'm very sorry about that."

Robinho, 24, was reportedly also upset at being used as something of a pawn in the proposed Cristiano Ronaldo deal.