EPL: Man City willing to sell 'settled' Tevez for £25m

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EPL: Man City willing to sell 'settled' Tevez for £25m
Manchester, Jul 14: Manchester City hierarchy are still willing 'settled' striker Carlos Tevez and have informed AC Milan they must pay £25 million to sign the 28-year-old Argentine.

Tevez claimed that he was finally settled at Eastlands and is targeting Champions League glory with City. The Argentinian, who had a fall-out with manager Roberto Mancini for allegedly not warming-up during a Champions League match against Bayern Munich.

Meanwhile, AC Milan have renewed their interest in the City striker as a straight replacement for Paris Saint-Germain bound Zlatan Ibrahimovic. However, City are willing to sell the striker only for a price of £25m.

Milan will raise £50m with the sale of Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva including a huge £80m can be saved on the players wages. Apart from Tevez, Milan are also eyeing Liverpool's £35m striker Andy Carroll on a loan deal.

City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has already moved on to Tottenham in a deal worth £6m, indicating that they are clearing the way for £25m Arsenal striker Robin van Persie. If AC Milan, who had tried to acquire Tevez during last seasons January transfer window, fail to sign the Argentine, the Italian giants will try to sign Edin Dzeko who has been out of favour after the rise of Sergio Aguero.

The £250,000-a-week striker may become the second striker after Adebayor to leave the Etihad Stadium. With two years left on his contract and UEFA's new financial fair play, City are keen to off-load their highest earner.

However, the former City captain, who is currently in Austria on pre-season tour with the rest of the squad, said he and his family are now settled in Manchester.

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