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Tevez camp accept Man City must sell for market price

Carlos Tevez's camp insist they have no argument with Manchester City over their price demands.

Adviser Paul McCarthy insists that Tevez is not expecting City to accept a cut-price deal.

"Nobody has been under any illusion that City would accept a lower bid, a cut-price, cheap bid - there has never been that understanding," he told Sky Sports.

"From the outset we knew City would only accept market value and rightly so; why wouldn't they and Kia and Carlos have no issue with that, they have the right to demand any price they wish as, Khaldoon Al Mubarak [City chairman] pointed out, he is still under contract.

"Manchester City set the price; the fact Carlos has not played since September will influence that - but they set the price, they put the valuation on him, we can agree personal terms, discuss them with potential suitors but nobody but Manchester City can put the price on Carlos Tevez.

"He [Tevez] is acceptant of the situation, he knows it [the transfer window] closes next week - everyone is fully aware that Kia has been given the mandate to discuss terms with other clubs, but it is then up to those clubs to come to agreement with City over a fee."

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