Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua have slammed a report from The Mirror which stated Carlos Tevez was being paid his mega salary while his teammates were not.
The Chinese Football Association have since dismissed the so-called ‘wage crisis’ situation while suggesting that the players have been offered their respective wages.
Tevez joined Shenhua from Boca Juniors in January for a staggering wage package of £615,000 a week, and he has since attracted media attention for whatever he does on and off the playing field. The Asian Football Confederation had sent a request to the Chinese clubs to ensure that they have their finances in order ahead of next year’s AFC Champions League, but The Mirror misunderstood the details by claiming that 13 of the 16 clubs could be forced to forfeit from the Chinese top-flight.
Meanwhile, the publication also seemed to suggest Tevez was paid his wages alone while his teammates were left empty-handed in their pockets. Shenhua vice president Bruce Zhou has now come out in the support of his high-profile striker while he admits that all clubs in the league have paid up the wages in full.Continue reading
On December 29 of 2016, Carlos Tevez reached the headlines of around the world as he became one of the best paid footballers in the world as his contract reported to earn the Argentine attacker $41 million each year.
The former Manchester United player denied reports stating that he earned so much and Tevez said that its far less than believed as well that his main motivation to joining the Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua was not because of the money but instead that he wanted a new challenge.
Nonetheless, his transfer to China was completed but unfortunately for Tevez, he has seriously struggled and now rumors are being spread around suggesting that the 33 year old attacker could end his relationship with the Asian club sooner than what his contract has stated.
The contract of Carlos Tevez forces him to stay with Shanghai Shenhua at least until December of 2018 but there are various ways that a premature exit from the Chinese club could be done.Continue reading
Fans of the Chinese Super League are getting tired of a misfiring Carlos Tevez, reports in China say.
The Argentine moved to China this year but he has not quite impressed his teeming fans. The former Boca Juniors man moved to the Far East for €38 million but has failed to reach expectations.
Reports in the CSL say the fans are losing their patience after the club spent so much in bringing him into the country and making him one of the highest paid players on the planet. The 33-year old was blasted by the public when his pictures at Disneyland Shanghai circulated on social media the same day he missed an important match due to injury.
After a 2-2 draw against Chongqing, Shenhua are in the lower rung of the table, further infuriating fans that were already expecting more from the presence of Tevez. Injury and inconsistent form has limited the contributions of Tevez, a top star that has traveled around the world playing in South America, England for West Ham, Man City, Man United and Italian side Juventus.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
Argentina national team coach Edgardo Bauza has addressed the lingering issue regarding the snub of Inter Milan in-form forward Mauro Icardi.
The manager has been heavily criticized for leaving out the hugely talented striker, particularly in a season when he has been off the charts.
“If I want to call him, I will,” Bauza said. After a draw against Peru and a shocking home loss to Paraguay in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers, Bauza has come under fire. Fans protest at his refusal to leave out the Serie A striker despite having an impressive record of 58 goals in 114 games for Inter Milan.
“If I want to call Icardi, then I will. At this moment, I prefer Gonzalo Higuain and Lucas Pratto,” bauza told ItaSportPress.
Icardi has featured for the Argentine senior side only once despite his outstanding record and form at club level. After losing two back to back Copa America finals, and the 2014 World Cup finals, Bauza is under intense pressure to succeed with the golden generation of Argentina football stars. Bauza said he is working towards helping Tevez return to national team football despite the numerous options available. 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