Boca Juniors reluctantly agreed to sell Carlos Tevez a few months ago.
The striker moved to Shanghai Shenhua in a deal that has reportedly made him the world’s highest-paid footballer. With the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale making around £ 300,000 per week, it is reported that Tevez is being paid around £ 650,000 per week by the Chinese club. Rich owners have made the Chinese Super League as one of the sought after destinations for the top players looking to make the quick buck. Tevez has been through several clubs in his career and it was not a surprise that he engineered the move to Shanghai Shenhua.
Fresh reports, though, claimed that the striker is not being paid such an extravagant fee and that he is only on close to around £ 250,000 per week. Amidst this new report, Boca Juniors president Daniel Angelici has publicly stated that he would like to bring Tevez back to the club. Continue reading
Carlos Tevez managed to mark his debut with a goal, as he scored from the penalty spot against Jiangsu Suning to help Shanghai Shenhua secure a 4-0 win.
Apart from scoring the goal, Tevez also provided two assists to his teammates. Signed for around € 11 million from Boca Juniors, Tevez has recently been named as the world’s highest paid player with a salary of around £ 600,000 per week. He earns more than double that of superstars like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The Chinese Super League has been looking to tempt a number of top players to move to their league.
Shanghai Shenhua favourites to win the league title this season as a result of possessing top players like Tevez. An experienced professional who has played for the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City, and Juventus, Tevez will be able to provide his expert knowledge on the game to the existing players at Shanghai Shenhua. Continue reading
Argentina soccer star Carlos Tevez is reportedly already tired of his stay in the Far East despite the whopping salary he is earning.
The former Manchester City striker earns over half a million pounds in a week playing for Shanghai Shenhua.
The player could be on his way back to South America is he gets more weary, reports claim. He left his country to earn lots of cash and help Shenhua but he could be on his way back after only three months. The ex-Juventus player resigned from his role with boyhood club Boca Juniors at the end of last year to play in the Chinese Super League, earning £1 per second.
Tevez is one of the numerous stars that could not say no to the Chinese big money. Brazilian star Oscar recently shocked the world when he left Chelsea, in his prime, to move to China for mouth watering wages. Nigerian star Odion Ighalo also made the switch – even though he was not enjoying the best of form in the Premier League at Watford unlike last term.Continue reading
The future of Lionel Messi he has been one of the highly speculated stories in the last few months.
The Barcelona superstar’s contract runs out in the summer of 2018, and the Catalan club have been unable to agree terms on a new deal. It has raised speculation that the striker, who has been with Barcelona since the age of 13, may finally set to leave for a new challenge. Messi has spoken often about returning to Argentina in order to finish his playing days. Even though the end of his career may still be several years away with the striker still only 29, but all indications are pointing out to a potential departure from Barcelona in the near future.
In this scenario, Carlos Tevez has added fuel to the fire by claiming that he is confident that Messi will be making a return to Argentina – especially to play for Newell’s Old Boys. Messi started his career with the Argentine club before making the switch to the Barcelona youth team at the turn of the century. Continue reading
Carlos Tevez says that he is uncertain of a Boca Juniors stay amidst interest from China.
The Argentine striker is reportedly wanted by several Chinese clubs, who are ready to pay him an astonishing salary of £ 40 million per year or around £ 600,000 per week. It is a figure that would dwarf the salary earned by Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. The Chinese clubs have been making a lot of investments in the game over the last few months. Several Brazilians have already joined the Chinese outfits for multi-million pound moves.
Chelsea midfielder Oscar is the latest to become the record signing for China, as he is 90% close to a move to Shanghai SIPG for a whopping £ 60 million. It is also understood that the midfielder would be earning £ 400,000 per week. Shanghai Shenhua, who have in the past signed players like Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka, are very keen on bringing in Tevez. Continue reading
After Carlos Tevez pulled a Lionel Messi by suddenly declaring a possible retirement, his rep Kia Joorabchian has come out to say that the former Argentina international would not retire.
The Argentine forward claimed he may hang his boots at the end of the year after he was handed a three match ban.
Joorabchian, who convinced Tevez to move to England, said the comments of the talented striker should be taken with a pinch of salt. Tevez started his career with Boca Juniors before the 2000s. He moved to Corinthians in Brazil before Joorabchian convinced him to join West Ham United in England in 2006. He was with the Hammers for a year before he switched to play for the Red Devils under Sir Alex Ferguson. Tevez played for Man City in 2009 before moving to Juventus in 2013.
After years in Europe, Tevez decided to return to his boyhood club, Boca Juniors. After an initial first year, Tevez seems frustrated with the pressures placed on him. He blamed the media heavily for his thre match suspension for dissent. Continue reading
Boca Juniors coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto has stated that Carlos Tevez is not going anywhere and that the club is looking to build a team around the striker.
He said that Boca Juniors have some ambitions and that they need world class players to succeed. He said that they want to build a team around Carlos Tevez and that they have no intention of letting him go.
Guillermo Barros Schelotto said that Tevez is happy in Argentina, and it is the media that is creating all kind of rumors. He said that Tevez is ready for the new season and that he is determined to help Boca Juniors win trophies.
Tevez has stated that he wants to play for Boca Juniors and that he has no intention of moving away from Argentina. He said that he is reaching the end of his playing career and that he wants to spend it in his home country.
There was news that Tevez might be going to Chelsea during the transfer window, but his agents have denied the rumors. They said that Carlos Tevez wants to remain in Argentina and that there has been no contact between their client and the London club.
Boca Juniors coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto has stated that Carlos Tevez is not going to leave the club.
There was news that the former Juventus striker might be moving away from the club in the summer with several European clubs interested in signing the player.
The Boca Juniors coach admitted that the Argentina player was disappointed for failing to win the Copa Libertadores with Boca Juniors, but he is not going to leave the club. Indeed it has been the dream of Tevez to help Boca Juniors win their first South American club title for nine years. However, they were defeated in the sem-final by Independiente Del Valle.
Guillermo Barros Schelotto said that Tevez is disappointed with the way the team lost in the semi-final but believe that he will be staying next season. He said that the striker is focused on the team and that he is preparing himself for the beginning of the season. The coach said that it is not only Tevez that is disappointed with the result but the all team. They thought that they had a good chance of winning the trophy this season, but unfortunately, it did not happen.Continue reading
Carlos Tevez claimed that he wants to see players join Boca Juniors with the pride of wearing the famous jersey on the pitch.
The striker was questioned about his thoughts ahead of the new season, which will be preceded by the semifinals of the Copa Libertadores in a few weeks. Boca Juniors take on Independiente del Valle on July 7 and 14. After having done so well up until the semifinals stage of the competition, Boca Juniors will be very keen on performing well and are reaching the finals that they could face Atlético Nacional or São Paulo.
In the previous round, Boca Juniors had to face tough competition from Nacional and they managed to beat them on away goals after a 2-2 draw on aggregate.Independiente del Valle also come into this stage after having benefited from the away goals rule in the previous round. The better form of the opponents is likely to have a major say when it comes to the back-to-back games. Boca Juniors have not been in the best form of late. The team has managed no wins since May and they will be low on confidence. Further, they might also have one eye on the upcoming season but Tevez claimed that it would be disrespectful of the Copa Libertadores.Continue reading
Mexico have just announced the squad for the upcoming Copa America competition in the United States, but surprisingly does not include stars Giovanni dos Santos and Carlos Vela.
Mexico manager Juan Carlos Osorio has surprised many by not including these names for the tournament. The national team will have high hopes of doing well at the Copa America Centenario, which is a special edition tournament held to complete the 100 years of the competition. Osorio has revealed the different reasons behind omission of the two names. He explained that Dos Santos pulled himself out of the squad.
Meanwhile, Mexico had no other option but to omit Carlos Vela from selection due to poor form. The Real Sociedad striker has been in and out of the national team throughout his career and this decision will not come as a major surprise. Even when he has not featured regularly for the national team, Vela has been in good goalscoring form. However, even his place at Real Sociedad is under doubt after managing only six goals in 42 appearances across all competitions. Osorio has the right to think that the 27-year-old will not contribute much to the squad under such poor form. Since his debut for the national team in 2007, Vela has featured in less than 50 appearances.Continue reading