Armenio Neto, one of two Santos marketing officials who held talks with Robinho and his father on Sunday night, said: "Santos want Robinho, Robinho wants to come back and City have proved their willingness to let him go. Our meetings with the player were great, very helpful and leave us with clear direction."
Santos marketing chiefs roll out red carpet for Man City winger Robinho
Santos officials are already rolling out the red carpet for Manchester City star Robinho. Robinho is expected to join Santos on-loan in the next 48 hours.