Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has pulled back from moving for Manchester City winger Robinho.

Sport says Guardiola is seeking a midfield signing with different characteristics - and was also unimpressed by Robinho's media conference last week upon touching down in Brazil.

Robinho declared he wanted to stay with Santos, which certainly rubbed Guardiola up the wrong way.

The Barca coach has now told new sports director Andoni Zubizarreta to scrub the City player's name from their shopping list.

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