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Mark Bowen: Robinho Struggled Big Time

Former Manchester City assistant coach Mark Bowen tells BBC Radio 5 live that Robinho, currently on loan with Santos, failed to get to grips with the intensity and physicality of the Premier League.

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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 15 2010

Time: 10:43AM

Your Comments

I think his attitude was a bigger problem than his size and strength.
Super City Slicker
thats rich coming from a coach who also struggled BIGTIME...pot,kettle,black bowen
bluemooner_mcfc
Would like to have heard more about the behind the scenes and who was the deciding factor on transfers.
Buzz Lightyear
My seven year old daughter has more muscle on her than Robinho - Is it any wonder that he struggled to perform against the likes of Stoke, Notlob and other "physical" sides?
fifthcolumnblue
Can't see Robinho ever appearing in our shirt again.
Johnny Baguette
 

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