Mancini told ESPN: "One week after Munich I called him to my house and said, 'Carlos, apologise to everyone and it's finished. I have no problem'."
On Tuesday, Manchester City legend Dennis Tueart told the BBC that Tevez would now be "fourth choice" striker, adding: "If Sergio Aguero keeps producing the goods he has all season, Tevez won't get a game."
Immediately after the incident, Mancini had claimed the Argentine was "finished" at City.
Tevez was suspended and later fined for misconduct before he flew back to South America to begin his unauthorised leave on 7 November, a move that has cost him
in salary, fines and lost bonus payments.
During his three-month absence, the former Manchester United and West Ham striker was linked with transfer window moves to AC Milan, Inter Milan and Paris Saint-Germain but failed to secure a switch away from Manchester.
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