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Tevez rules out summer return to Boca Juniors
Tevez rules out summer return to Boca Juniors

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Tevez rules out summer return to Boca Juniors
Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has ruled out a return to former club Boca Juniors this summer, despite admitting he "would die to return to Boca".

After a public falling out with manager Roberto Mancini in September 2011 that led to him being out of action until February 2012, Tevez has established himself again and has become a pivotal part of the City side.

Despite this, he has been linked with a move away from the Etihad Stadium this summer, and with former club Boca Juniors reported to be the likely suitor.

The Argentine has always been candid in his adoration for the club where he started his career and made his full professional debut when he was only 16, but he has revealed a move back to his homeland would be impossible at this stage of his career.

"I would die to return to Boca," he told Canal 9. "But it's very difficult at this moment. Who would pay the transfer fee? When I didn't play, City didn't want to transfer me to Milan for 20 million euros, so now that I am playing it's even more difficult.

"I will be back [in Argentina] at the age of 33."

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