Atlético Madrid have had a ‘tigre’ and a ‘bestia’ and now they’re reportedly after an ‘apache’.
Carlos Tevez will reportedly play his last match for Juventus on Saturday as his side face off against Barcelona in the Champions League Final.
The rumour began after Spanish journalist, Manolo Lama, said that a player playing in the Champions League Final would end up playing for Atleti.
Eyes were immediately fixed on Fernando Llorente, the Spanish international, who has not impressed so far in Turin. Curiously, Llorente began to follow Atleti on Twitter shortly after the rumour broke out.
However, COPE came out and said that the chosen one wasn’t Llorente but Tevez instead.
The Argentine has had a sublime season for Juventus this season, scoring 29 goals this season most notably seven goals in 12 Champions League matches.
His great form has caused Argentina coach, Tata Martino to call him up for the Copa America; he hadn’t played for Argentina since the last Copa America in 2011.
Since ‘el Apache’ is on his last year of contract, rumours have it that his price would be around 10 million euros. The price is low, but it’s important to keep in mind that the Juve star is 31 years old.
If Tevez were to come, Mandzukic would surely be on his way out as there would be an overbooking in the forward department at the squad.
If Atleti do end up signing Tevez, that doesn’t stop the Vietto transfer from happening, according to AS and other Spanish outlets.
Cholo wants an Argentine revolution at Atleti: Tevez, Correa, Vietto and River Plate’s Matias Kranevitter and Emanuel Mammana.
What do you think of the prospect of Tevez joining? Or is this all just hear’say?