Manchester United fans are extremely eager to see Carlos Tevez sign permanently with the club, following a brilliant début season at Old Trafford.
Whilst scoring vital goals against the likes of Chelsea, Tottenham Hostspur and Blackburn, it is his ability to graft for a result that has won us over. He doesn’t stop running whilst on the field, chasing every ball down, eager to win back possession for the team.
His best goal of the season came at our last home game, scoring a belter against his former club, West Ham. Yet our Argentinian striker is concerned he has sacrificed scoring great goals in order to work harder for the team.
“I’m not as dangerous,” he said. “I’m not as effective in the penalty area anymore. That is something I have lost, and I have to get that back. I used to score better goals, great goals. But something strange has happened. I think it has to do with the fact that the person up front has to do a lot more for the team than just score goals.”
Tevez has revealed that the Argentina coach, Alfio ‘Coco’ Basile, believes playing in England has changed Tevez’s game, and wants him to get back to his old ways.
“They have to play more for the team and I think I have sacrificed myself recently with regards to that aspect,” he added. “Coco has said he wants to see more of the old Carlos. My mind is dedicated to this — to being how I was before and regaining the things I have lost.”
There’s no denying that Tevez is the one to suffer the most following the purchase of Dimitar Berbatov, but can we expect to see the South American flair of Tevez return to his game?