Robinho is closer to joining Santos after reportedly accepting a pay cut and organising Milan friendlies.
The striker has made it clear he wants a return to his former club, but negotiations over both the transfer fee and personal terms had hit an impasse.
According to Brazilian media Uol Esporte, the situation is nearing a breakthrough with both player and club backing down.
Robinho would be prepared to lower his wage demands after a Santos representative warned he had to “get back to reality.”
Milan are also closer to accepting the €8m bid if it includes a friendly match in Brazil with the full proceeds going to the Rossoneri.
Rossoneri Vice-President Adriano Galliani has warned he will not sign any other players – including Japanese target Keisuke Honda – until the squad has been reduced, so selling Robinho is an imperative.
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