Van Der Vaart, Baptista and Robinho, Calderon Ends Ronaldo Saga
Real Madrid winger Robinho is desperate to land a move to Chelsea.
Robinho, 24, said: “I don’t know where I am going to continue my career. The season is starting now and I have offers from other clubs – one of them is Chelsea. But nothing is certain. We’re in talks “
Real refused to let the winger join up with Brazil’s Olympic team.
And Robinho added: “It’s very bad for me to have to watch Brazil’s Olympic team on TV “
“My will was to be with the rest of the group but Madrid did not want to allow me. I am very sad.”
Chelsea chief executive Peter Kenyon insists the Blues will wait until the end of the window.
Dutch midfielder Rafael van der Vaart is likely to be the only new player at Real Madrid this season, club president Ramon Calderon said on Tuesday.
” Rafael van der Vaart is a player of great quality, vision and talent,” Calderon said when the midfielderwasunveiled at the Bernabeu.
“We are certain that he will be a player who will help us complement the already very strong squad we have.”
“He is the first and almost certainly the last signing we will make this season.”
Calderon’s comments will fuel recent speculation that the club are beginning to lose hope of luring Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo to the Bernabeu.
The Portuguese international has been a long-time target for Real, but despite their willingness topayaworldrecordfee,Unitedhave