Tevez open to Ligue 1 move
Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez admits he would be open to
a move to either Monaco or Paris Saint Germain in the summer.
The 29-year-old was on the verge of a return to South America in
2011, and was only denied a transfer due to two of his former
clubs’ inability to stump up the hefty transfer fee the Citizens
Controversy followed soon after as the former Manchester United
hitman allegedly refused to enter the fray from the substitutes
bench during a Champions League clash with Bayern Munich, and was
subsequently left out in the cold at City for the next six
Tevez eventually returned to the club to play a crucial role in
their 2011/12 Premier League title triumph, contributing 17 goals
in all competitions.
However, following Roberto Mancini’s departure from Eastlands
this week, the former Boca Juniors star admitted he could be
tempted by a move to France next term.
“I think there was an interest from PSG for me last year,” he
“We talked with Leonardo, but we have not reached an agreement.
But it remains an interesting option. In addition, I think the
championship of France is changing very fast.
“If Leonardo calls me, it wouldn’t be a problem. If we talk and
find an agreement then why not? Playing in Paris or France, not a
problem for me.
“Monaco is one of the leading French clubs. Everyone would be
happy to go. I like the project and I know Ranieri well. It is
impressive to have managed to get the club in the top flight
“But I’m also happy at City and I have a one year contract.”