Santos hero Robinho has swipe at Man City boss Mancini

Santos loan signing Robinho admits he struggled to understand the tactics of Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini. Robinho admits he does not understand the approach of Mancini.

Santos loan signing Robinho admits he struggled to understand the tactics of Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini.

Robinho admits he does not understand the approach of Mancini.

"He has a different way of thinking," said Robinho. "In Brazil, the coach respects the player’s characteristics.

"In Europe, they are used to playing with two lines of four players, and they don’t want to know what you can do. There, if you are a forward, the coach sends you on to the pitch just to run. You have to run and that’s it."

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