August 20, 2008

The agent of Brazilian forward Robinho has revealed that there is no chance of his client swapping Real Madrid for Chelsea this summer.

The 24-year-old has been subject of transfer overtures from the Premier League runners-up all summer, however, his club has been adamant that he would not be sold.

Supposedly disillusioned with being seen as a potential makeweight for deal involving Cristiano Ronaldo, Robinho has made considerable noise about parting company with the Bernebeu club this offseason.

However, Madrid has refused to do business with any club over the transfer of the player. The club insists that he will be held to his contract, which will have only 12 months to run next summer.

Wagner Ribeiro, Robinho's agent, has stated that although the Chelsea deal will not materialize this season, the situation will be revisited next summer.

He told England's Daily Star: "The dream of Chelsea is broken because Real Madrid will not even negotiate. It is impossible to advance any conversation. Next summer we will sort out the situation if people can show some sense."

Real Madrid manager Bernd Schuster has declared himself happy to keep the ex-Santos star at the club, and admitted that the player's attitude had not changed following the transfer furor.

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