Move to Real Madrid Has Opened Up For Carlos Tevez

Carlos Tevez

Tevez said last week that he wants to live and work closer to his two children and their mother, who live in Argentina. He has been linked with moves to Italy and Spain, and Argentina.

"I need to be closer to them and to spend more time with them," said Tevez in a statement last week. "Living without my children in Manchester has been incredibly challenging for me. Everything I do, I do for my daughters."

Tevez’s agent Kia Joorabchian stated, ‘His dream and mine is to see him back with Corinthians. He said he wants to return because he wants to win the Copa Libertadores’.

Man City received and rejected a Corinthians £35m offer for the Argentina international - paving the way for an offer to Real Madrid.

The Brazilian club's president Andres Sanchez has told City that they will not submit a second offer closer to the club's £50m asking price for the superstar striker.

"If City want £50m then he will stay in England," Sanchez said. "Corinthians are not going to improve the offer. If we haven't closed the deal by Sunday, it won't happen this year.

"It would have to be a loan, we cannot buy him. That [£50m] is an absurd figure, unviable for the Brazilian football market."

Madrid may get the 27-year-old, since Tevez's agent Kia Joorabchian suggests that a move to Spain would be preferable to Tevez and his family over remaining in England.

"For Carlos, the main motivation for leaving City is not to go to another club in the Premier League, but to move to a city where his family can adapt," he said.

"A move to Spain might solve that problem. It's about the language and the culture. In Spain, they speak the same language. You can see a lot of Argentinian and Brazilian players live in Spain and they have adapted very easily."

Real Madrid may now offer Tevez the chance to end his career with Manchester City, and manager, Jose Mourinho, has said he would like to sign another forward this summer.

"We decided to improve and balance the squad without ever losing the dimension of creating a team for the future," he reported.

"We have signed players whom we felt were important to complete a squad that was already very strong.

"In my opinion, and in that of everyone, we are missing one more man, one more attacker."

Santos striker Neymar revealed that he wouldn't move to Real Madrid until January.

Real seem willing to discuss a move for Tevez. 

Tevez contract at City is reportedly more than £200,000 a week and runs until June 2014. Tevez is regarded as one of the best strikers in the world,

Real Madrid are unlikely to offer City the desired amount of £50m plus a high salary for Tevez. But they may offload an unwanted player as part of the deal plus £25m to Manchester in exchange to secure Tevez for their squad.

Tevez has scored 53 goals in 86 games for Man City.

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