Brazil's 20-year-old forward Robinho has
repeated that he is staying at Santos for the time being and is not
moving to Real Madrid.
"I'm not interested in what people are saying," he told reporters. "I
want to stay at Santos. When the time comes to leave, everyone is going
to know about it."
Speculation began over a possible move after Robinho's mother spent six
weeks in captivity after being kidnapped late last year.
The rumours increased after former Santos coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo
took over at Real and it was thought logical that he would try to take
Robinho with him.
"The move was good for Vanderlei and I'm very happy for him," said
Robinho. "But I want to help Santos in the Libertadores Cup (the South
American equivalent of the Champions League)."
Robinho, whose cheeky skills make him one of Brazil's most exciting
players, has already won the Brazilian championship twice with Santos
and helped them reach the final of the 2003 Libertadores.