Man City boss Hughes happy to count on Robinho, Zabaleta

Manchester City boss Mark Hughes is confident of integrating new signings Robinho and Pablo Zabaleta after the international break. Hughes told City's website: “I don’t see a problem, we are getting world-class players here and if you ask any club about bringing those sorts of players in, the effect is always positive. The guys already here will see it as a challenge, they will have to up their game. “You have to regenerate a team to bring in new faces, it stimulates the group and bringing in the likes of Robinho can only be a positive.”

Manchester City boss Mark Hughes is confident of integrating new signings Robinho and Pablo Zabaleta after the international break.

Hughes told City's website: “I don’t see a problem, we are getting world-class players here and if you ask any club about bringing those sorts of players in, the effect is always positive. The guys already here will see it as a challenge, they will have to up their game.

“You have to regenerate a team to bring in new faces, it stimulates the group and bringing in the likes of Robinho can only be a positive.”

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