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Tevez joins Shanghai Shenhua on huge deal

Tevez joins Shanghai Shenhua on huge deal
Carlos Tevez is set to become the latest high profile player to join the bourgeoning Chinese Super League.

Carlos Tevez is poised to become the world's sixth-most expensive footballer, with the Argentine joining the raft of high-profile players to join the Chinese Super League.

Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua has confirmed the signing of the 32-year-old striker from his boyhood club Boca Juniors, on a deal reported to be worth 84 million euros or $A121.75 million.

Tevez is also in line to become the sport's highest paid player with the striker reportedly earning around $US753,000 or $A1 million per week on his two-year contract.

AAP