Top-flight champions worried front man will return to Boca Juniors.
Manchester City are determined to prevent front man Carlos Tevez from leaving the club for free when his contract expires in just 18 months’ time, reports Sky Sports.
The Premier League champions have become deeply concerned that the Argentina international will opt not to sign a contract extension at the Etihad stadium, and instead walk out on City for free instead.
And, those worries have grown stronger following a recent interview that the forward gave in which he expressed his desire to one day return to his homeland and play for his very first professional club, Boca Juniors, especially now that they are being managed by one of Tevez’s mentors, Carlos Bianchi.
“The will to return to Boca always exists, even more so with Bianchi as a manager,” Tevez told ESPN’s Sportscenter.
“I would like to wear the shirt of the team I love again.”
And, Tevez went on to claim that in his opinion, there are presently better attackers than him that should be in the Argentina national team.
“Nowadays the Argentine national team have better strikers than me. A person must have the greatness to say the national team doesn’t need him anymore.
“There are players nowadays that are a level above.”
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