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Tevez Is Making A Fool Of Himself Now

Carlos Tevez, soon to be a Citeh player, is already acting the Citeh way: he's making a fool of himself via the media. Apparently he knew after Berbatov had been signed that his career at United was over.

'I did not feel supported after they signed Berbatov, because I was the man for the job he was bought to do.

'Ferguson told me not to be worried about Berbatov's arrival, but I did not like it when he started to put me on the bench often. I gave my life for the Manchester United shirt.'

So let's get it straight Carlos. Are you a tall, creative attacker with an excellent first touch and astonishing vision? No, you're not. You're a hard working, energetic striker with the knack of being in the right place at the right time. Which is good but very different from what Berbatov has to offer and that's why he was bought. Tactical option, you know.

And if you hadn't been busy sulking, you would have noticed that you got the nod ahead of him in such minor games like Liverpool at Old Trafford and Anfield or against Arsenal in a Champions League semi-final. You know, when Fergie felt that a different tactical set-up was necessary...

Tevez gave his life for the United shirt, yes. But that does not mean he should be immune to criticism or that he should never sit on the bench. He had an excellent relationship with us - why does he insist upon souring it now after his departure?

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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday June 26 2009

Time: 8:02PM

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Childish in the extreme. Grow up you silly little 'man'.
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26/06/2009 20:58:00

Ha look how youve turned on him. He makes Berbatov look average. Looking forward to you all turning on the lazy Bulgarian ***** next season when youre trailing behind Chelsea & Pool.
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26/06/2009 23:23:00

Yiddo, what are you talkig about mate? No one is turning on Carlos Tevez. This situation is simple. He's a good player who is not as good as Berba or Rooney - in fact he isn't even close in my opinion. Tevez has talked up his respect for United many times, but part of that is keeping your mouth shut and not slagging off the manager once you've left. Its perfectly fine for United fans to criticise his comments when they are complete rubbish. If he had played anywhere close to decent football this season he could probably argue that he should have been higher in the pecking order, but he was crap so he should shove off to city and talk about his new team, rather than bleat on about how badly treated he felt especially when he clearly wasn't. Berba has more right to complain than him because we actually signed him and even he didn't play all the big games.
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27/06/2009 00:57:00

This is silly. What exactly did he do to make a fool of himself? He was a striker, so naturally he felt his place was threatened when Burpatov was bought in. And okay, he did start a few matches, but how many times was he bought on as a 60th minute substitute and as an impact player? His ill feeling is plainly understandable. Its is you who is making a fool of yourself, publishing such articles.
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27/06/2009 03:57:00

I agree with JT_daniel. Tev just hinted that, no matter how well he performed, he just wouldn't get the "fair play" that he deserved. In other words, Fergie should have rotated them all fairly if they all performed well but in fact not quite. Tev simply hinted that Fergie used players like Berbatov based on favoritism, not entirely based on performance on the pitch, simply because Berbatov resembles Cantona (at least that is what Fergie thinks). This reminds me that Mark Hughes left Man Utd for the second time for more play time because Cantona got his contract extension. Fergie's favoritism has been no stranger. He likes those with elegant touch (but sometimes totally ineffective) rather than those with tough quality (in fact I sense that Tev is somewhat the same mold like Maradona. I bet Maradona would never be the player that Fergie liked.). If that is the case, for Tev, leaving is his best move, just like Mark Hughes did. So why you (the writer) slam him out of nothing?
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27/06/2009 07:15:00

you manchester fans are so pathetic, you dont seem to give any respect for a player who was partly responsible for almost all that you have won in the recent seasons, no player of Tevez's calibur would like to sit on the bench.......United are the biggest hypocrates i have seen, you feel in the same category as Madrid as both just keep on buying big players.......
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27/06/2009 09:25:00

shren007: Tevez will have to sit on the bench if he goes to any big team as squad rotation is more the exception than the rule nowadays. Each united player is responsible for the richly deserved winnings over the last two seasons - Tevez is just holding out for a 160k pay cheque every week. Get your facts right fool
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27/06/2009 11:44:00

I don't know why but I just feel a similar statement will be out from the tevez camp,especially if they sign eto'o.
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27/06/2009 13:47:00

For anybody that watched him on something other than match of the day, you'd know that Tevez made far less of a contribution this season than Berbatov. It's like N'Gog saying that Benitez favours Torres - of course he does - Torres is a better player -and its the same with Berba and Tevez, anyone who watched the two this season would know that.
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27/06/2009 14:01:00

Tevez is a better player than Berbatov--very different, but certainly a better partner for Rooney than the lazy Bulgarian. Enjoy.
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27/06/2009 14:38:00

astonishing vision? alittle much dont you think? Berbs vision is just good.
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28/06/2009 04:57:00

Shren007 i agree with you. These ManU fans do not realise (or are trying to gloss over) the fact that Tevez was one of their very best players after Ronaldo. They needed him in order to win any title this year but they got paid back for Alex Feguson's snub of the player. They will compete this year no doubt, but will not win any title w/o Ronaldo & Tevez.
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28/06/2009 08:59:00

So just to clarify ZeeNut, despite a large section of United fans who watched Tevez every week, the greatest manager in the game and any statistic you care to look up about his performances, supporting the idea that Tevez is not only inferior to Berba but is just in fact not that great at all - Tevez was our second best player because you say so? Rio, Vidic, Rafael, Evra, Carrick, Fletcher and Rooney have all done less for us than Tevez? Seriously, what have you been watching this season?
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28/06/2009 14:38:00

Again, I will reiterate what I said on other boards, we couldn't have the won the league without Berbatov! As a striker he created 10 assists in the prem alone and without those goals he created, we would've been lookin at Liverpool's 19! Its stupid to argue with idiots who believe in the one-man team notion anyway! There is NO such thing as that! Someone has to defende, track-back, put their bodies on the line and make sure the goals scored aren't lost on goals conceded! That is how games are won. Berbatov offers us something different and thats why we got him. Tevez will soon realise that ANYWHERE he goes he'll be fighting for a place! With Sh1tty looking to buy Eto'o and with Bellamy, RSC, Benjani already there things woun't become any easier. He'll come to realise that he left the best team in the land and by that time, the train would've long left the station!
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28/06/2009 18:36:00

Bit late for accusations isn't it? surely he made a fool of himself joining your lot two years ago. :)
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28/06/2009 22:55:00

Of course he did WDR. I mean, the CL, 2 prem titles, CWC, CC he won obviously means nothing. You're right, I'm sure he would've been better off somewhere else.
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28/06/2009 23:24:00

Nothing against Berba but when did United play better futbol? Last year with Rooney, Ronaldo and Tevez or this year?
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29/06/2009 01:51:00

We did play better the year before last, but even when tevez played we never re-captured that form. I think the fact that we werent able to field the same back four for more than 2 games in a row for most of the season, meant that the whole team had to defend more to cover for that instability. Next season with fewer injuries, a DM and a winger who at least tries to get assists - Rooney and Berba will step their partnership up (assuming one of them isn't replaced by a new signing).
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29/06/2009 11:25:00

Fair point FU, you were a good side, although all good things must come to an end. Citeh are not only the choice or real mancunians but now the biggest club in the city. ;)
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29/06/2009 12:45:00

WDR - Well considering they are the ONLY citizens of Manchester, great achievement isn't it?
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29/06/2009 16:31:00

True tuscan, but Tevez rarely played back to back games much like Nani only not as bad.
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30/06/2009 14:30:00


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