Hughes' warning for Robinho

19 February 2009 07:48
Manchester City manager Mark Hughes has told Robinho to improve his form away from Eastlands.[LNB] The Brazilian superstar has been among the goals this term, although ten of his 12 Premier League goals have come on home soil.[LNB]Robinho was disappointing again in City's 2-0 weekend defeat to Portsmouth just days after starring for Brazil against Italy at Emirates Stadium.[LNB]Hughes recently sat down with the former Real Madrid man and had a quiet word in his ear about his form away from home.[LNB]The ex-Blackburn boss did not lash out in all directions at the big-money capture as he believes Robinho is still adapting to the English game.[LNB]Brief word"We've had a brief word and we have a chance now that we're away," explained Hughes.[LNB]"We're speaking in depth - he hasn't had a great deal of Premier football away from home. That's the key. [LNB]"We have to realise that's where we are with him. [LNB]"The setbacks we are having now will stand him in good stead."[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports