He said: "I like Tevez. I have always admired him. I remember coming across him in Geneva (where England played Argentina in a friendly in November 2005). He impressed me then. He has adapted to English football very well because he is an English type of player. He was certainly a big part in them staying up.
"There are a lot of players who could have a big say in the title. Only time will tell with regard to Tevez moving to Manchester United."