AC Milan midfielder Robinho has revealed he convinced Kaka to reject a move to former club Manchester City.

Robinho claimed yesterday that while he was a City player he had talked his compatriot Kaka out of signing two years ago.

"I told him what it was like to live in Manchester; that it is cold, it always rains and offers little," the Milan player said.

He also said he had had discussions with Mario Balotelli, to whom Milan have made eyes.

"I do not think [he will stay long in Manchester]," Robinho said of the 20-year-old.

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