Carlos Tevez reveals why he swapped Manchester United for Manchester City 5 years ago

Carlos Tevez reveals why he swapped Manchester United for Manchester City

Seven years on from swapping Manchester United for Manchester City and Carlos Tevez is *still* banging on about it.

At the time, speculation swirled that the barrel-chested Argentine's deteriorating relationship with Sir Alex Ferguson had forced him towards the Old Trafford exit door, but apparently that wasn't the case.

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"With Ferguson nothing bad happened, it was a normal relationship," Tevez is quoted as saying by the Daily Mirror.

"I went to United for two years on loan, and in the final year Ferguson told me that they were going to buy me permanently.

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"We got to the Champions League final in Rome and I didn’t have any contract on the table, even though they’d spent the whole year telling me that.

“So I went to City and they complained about it but I never had the option of signing for United so I was free."

Tevez left City (permanently, not on a self-imposed golf trip) in 2013 for Juventus and is now back with first club Boca Juniors.

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The signs are that he'll end his career with Boca, where he's already broken one opponent's leg and another's jaw.