Date: 6th January 2012 at 7:25pm
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Carlos Tévez is moving closer to home in similar style to how Manchester united are allegedly closing the gap on Barçelona…

VMC’s airport based operatives have had the tape measures out. And in advance of City’s on strike striker signing for one of the Milanese giants, we can exclusively reveal that Milan is ONE mile closer to Buenos Aires than Manchester is as the Boeing 777 flies:

Manchester MAN to Buenos Aires EZE = 6935 miles
Milan MXP to Buenos Aires = 6934 miles


TAKE ME HOME COUNTRY ROADS TIMELINE:

‘Roberto Mancini has confirmed that Carlos Tévez will miss Tuesday’s Premier League encounter with Stoke after being allowed to return to Argentina for family reasons.’ – AFP, February 2010

Carlos Tévez:
‘I wanted to leave in the summer, but was convinced to return to the club. Sadly, my feelings have not changed. I could have signed an improved contract, offered by the club during this season, however this decision is not about money’ – December 2010

Manchester City FC:
‘Roberto Mancini and all at the club have shown, and will continue to show, sensitivity to Carlos’ personal circumstances, including the issue of his family being based overseas…The written transfer request is in stark contrast to Carlos’ stated position in both public and club contexts…Significantly, over recent months, the club has also received numerous requests from Carlos’ representative to renegotiate and improve his playing contract…’ – December 2010

Carlos Tévez:
‘I hope that the people understand the difficult circumstances I have been living under the past 12 months, in regards to my family. Living without my children in Manchester has been incredibly challenging for me. Everything I do, I do for my daughters, Katie and Florencia. I need to be closer to them and to spend more time with them.’– July 2011

‘Carlos Tevez returned to training at Manchester City on Monday with his future at the club still uncertain. The Argentine, who had 21 days leave after Copa America, arrived for training shortly before 1000 BST.’ – BBC, August 2011

Sir Alex Ferguson:
‘I think we are making great strides towards the level Barcelona have reached these past two or three years.’ – October 2011

Carlos Tévez:
‘It’s a well known fact that since my family were not here I asked the club to consider a move because I wanted to be close to my family.’ – October 2011

Carlos Tévez:
‘I don’t care if I lose money. I’m tired of travelling and going back and forth. I’m not coming back to England. – Gente magazine, December 2011

Kia Joorabchian:
‘We are here to finalise with Milan. We haven’t heard from Inter since August.’ – January 2012

– Message for Silvio ‘Kaka’ Berlusconi. Get that private jet on H24 standby for South Atlantic preferential treatment trips. It’s going to be needed if he comes your way.


UPCOMING FIXTURES:
all times East Manchester
Su 8 Jan 13:00 City v Rags, The Etihad, FAC3
We 11 Jan 19:45 Liverpool, The Etihad, LCSF1
Mo 16 Jan 20:00 Wigan, DW Stadium, PL
Su 22 Jan 13:30 Spurs, The Etihad, PL
We 25 Jan 19:45 Liverpool, Anfield, LCSF2

 

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