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Carlos Tevez is finished: Manchester City boss


Manchester City's Carlos Tevez

Manchester City's Carlos Tevez

Manchester City's Carlos Tevez

Carlos Tevez is ‘finished’ at Manchester City after refusing to come on as a substitute during last night’s Champions League defeat by Bayern Munich in Germany.

Furious City manager Roberto Mancini said afterwards that if he had his way, the Argentinian would never play for the club again.

Mancini said the former club captain had “let his side down” by not taking any part in the game, which City lost 2-0.

Asked afterwards if Tevez was finished at the club, Mancini stormed: “I don't decide this, but if I did, then yes.”

He added: “I helped Carlos for two years but I cannot accept this behaviour.

“For me, it's a bad situation because in a game like this it's impossible for one player to refuse to come on, but also for the team because he didn't play.”

Mancini went on: “If I have my way, he will be out of the club.”

Tevez, speaking through an interpreter, gave little away afterwards, saying: “I have been professional during all my time at the club.

“Last season I was the top scorer and I wanted to leave for family reasons — but I keep trying to do my best.”

Belfast Telegraph