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Kia slams Man City boss Mancini over Tevez management

Carlos Tevez's adviser has slammed the man-management of Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini.

Tevez first agitated for a move in December 2010 but at the time stressed that he had no personal issues with Mancini, who took charge 12 months previously.

That position, however, appears to have worsened significantly since.

Joorabchian told talkSPORT: "The relationship with Mancini, ever since Mancini came into the football club, has not been good.

"You think about last Christmas when Carlos wanted to leave and it was all to do with feuds with the manager, and I think that just carried on and on.

"There was a point when Carlos did say, 'I can't get on here'.

"And he is not the only one. You have to reflect back.

"(Craig) Bellamy had to leave Manchester City in an awkward way, (Emmanuel) Adebayor has had to leave Manchester City in an awkward way, Shay Given has had to leave Manchester City in a semi-awkward way, Wayne Bridge has been isolated and is not even training with the first team.

"He is not alone, Carlos."

Mancini recently said it would be "impossible" for Tevez to return to his side.

Joorabchian added: "Carlos does understand he has a contract and he has been walkabout, but Carlos has come to terms with the fact he has got to come back and live with Mancini."

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