Tevez signs $40 mil­lion deal to play in China

The Washington Times Daily - - SPORTS -

BEI­JING | Ar­gen­tine striker Car­los Tevez has signed to play for Shang­hai Shen­hua, be­com­ing the lat­est in a pro­ces­sion of star play­ers to join the Chi­nese Su­per League. Shang­hai Shen­hua said Thurs­day that it paid an $11 mil­lion trans­fer fee to Ar­gen­tine club Boca Ju­niors.

A per­son fa­mil­iar with the ne­go­ti­a­tions said the 32-year-old Tevez would be paid $40 mil­lion over two years.

Chi­nese clubs have spent heav­ily over the past year to at­tract mainly South Amer­i­can stars.

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