Manchester City forward Robinho is to rejoin Santos on a six-month loan after the two clubs today reached agreement on the deal.
City confirmed in a statement on their website, www.mcfc.co.uk, that the Brazilian club will pay all of the player's wages and bonuses for the period, which begins immediately and ends on August 4.
Manager Roberto Mancini said: "Robinho is someone who needs to be playing regularly and we wish him well for the period of his loan."
The 26-year-old, who began his career at Santos, will leave for Brazil on Sunday.
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