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Sunday 17 December 2017

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CARLOS TEVEZ flew back to England today hoping to try and save his Manchester City career after savaging manager Roberto Mancini on TV, claiming that the Italian had treated him "like a dog".

The 28-year-old, who has not played for City since September, has decided to come back to the UK and face the music at City as the Argentinean is out of pocket to the tune of £8 million in fines and missed wages since his bust-up with Mancini in Munich.

Mancini had said he was willing to work with the former Manchester United star again, claiming: "I think he would be accepted - in life it is important to forgive everyone. I don't have a problem and the club doesn't have a problem."

But that was before Tevez let loose in an interview with Argentinean TV and he's now facing a very hot reception from his manager, team-mates and fans.

"Mancini said some horrible things to me," said Tevez of that touchline row with his manager in Munich. "He tells me to keep on warming up and treats me like a dog. So when he spoke to me in that tone of voice I said, 'No, I'm not going out'."

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