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Tevez agrees to 3-year deal with Juventus

Wednesday - 6/26/2013, 6:05pm  ET

Carlos Tevez, right, wearing a Juventus scarf poses with a fan as he arrives at Malpensa airport, in Varese, Italy, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Carlos Tevez's turbulent Manchester City career is coming to an end after the Premier League club agreed to sell the Argentina striker to Juventus on Tuesday in a transfer worth up to 12 million pounds ($18.5 million). A person familiar with the situation said the clubs negotiated a deal in London on Tuesday, with the 29-year-old Tevez still needing to finalize personal terms for a three-year deal and then pass a medical examination. The move could be completed this week. (AP Photo/Davide Spada, LaPresse)

The Associated Press

Carlos Tevez has agreed to a three-year contract with Juventus.

The Italian champions said the deal was subject to a physical and was to be finalized on Thursday.

Juventus said Wednesday he will wear Alessandro Del Piero's old No. 10 jersey, which Tevez promptly displayed from a balcony. Del Piero left Juventus a year ago after 19 seasons with the club.

Manchester City agreed on Tuesday to sell Tevez after four seasons in a transfer worth up to 12 million pounds ($18.5 million) with bonuses.

Tevez joined City in 2009 after leaving Manchester United and played an integral role in the club's rise as a Premier League power, eventually becoming its captain.

He helped City end its trophy drought by winning the FA Cup in 2011 and the Premier League in 2012.

Tevez refused to enter as a substitute in a Champions League match at Bayern Munich in September 2011, sparking a fallout with then-manager Roberto Mancini. Tevez didn't play again until March 2012.


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