Carlos Tevez has denied allegations by Roberto Mancini that he refused to play for Manchester City in Tuesday’s Champions League tie against Bayern Munich.
City boss Roberto Mancini had earlier washed his hands of the Argentinian, saying the striker was finished at the club.
“If I have my way he will be out. He’s finished with me,” Mancini said. “If we want to improve as a team Carlos can’t play with us. With me, he is finished.”
Tevez stated via an interpreter: “There was some confusion on the bench and I believe my position may have been misunderstood.”
“I just was not feeling very good mentally to enter the pitch so I put my opinion to Mancini.”
Manchester City lost the game 2-0 with Mario Gomez scoring twice for Bayern, although the ever controversial Carlos Tevez was the main talking point with his apparent refusal to be used as a substitute.
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