Tevez ready to head home when contract runs out
Carlos Tevez has announced he will not seek a new contract at Manchester City when his current deal expires next year.
Tevez, below, told the media in Argentina that he would have preferred to be playing for Boca Juniors against River Plate rather than facing Fulham on Saturday, and that he plans to return home in the summer of 2014. Playing for Boca Juniors, where he began his career as a 16-year-old, would have obvious appeal for Tevez, who turns 29 next month.
"Boca's president has said the door is always open for me to rejoin them and I'm dying to pull their shirt on once more," said the 28-year-old.
This time last year Tevez was back in Argentina in the wake of his spectacular falling-out with the City manager, Roberto Mancini, after failing to warm up as a substitute against Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
"I had lost the desire to play and spent a lot of time crying in my room," he said. "I am much better now and am winning people over."
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