Villalonga crucial to Man City beating Chelsea for Robinho

Former Valencia supremo Juan Villalonga has revealed how he brokered Robinho's move from Real Madrid to Manchester City. Villalonga, who has declared he wants to run for the Real Madrid presidency, said: "I called the chairman of City and he asked me to help facilitate the communication with Real Madrid. I got in contact with (Real president) Ramon Calderon and found the price was moved to €36 million that Chelsea gave, compared with the €42 million of City. I'm glad I could help Real Madrid win more (money)."

Former Valencia supremo Juan Villalonga has revealed how he brokered Robinho's move from Real Madrid to Manchester City.

Villalonga, who has declared he wants to run for the Real Madrid presidency, said: "I called the chairman of City and he asked me to help facilitate the communication with Real Madrid. I got in contact with (Real president) Ramon Calderon and found the price was moved to €36 million that Chelsea gave, compared with the €42 million of City. I'm glad I could help Real Madrid win more (money)."

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