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Tevez dispute turns nasty

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Dan Roan | 09:23 UK time, Tuesday, 14 December 2010

Despite his dramatic transfer request, I am told Carlos Tevez plans to report for duty at Manchester City's Carrington training ground on Tuesday afternoon following a four-day break in Tenerife.

And I understand that, after undergoing a minor eye operation in Italy before the Europa League match against Juventus on Thursday, City manager Roberto Mancini will hold talks with his captain in a bid to persuade him to stay.

But should the attempt fail, the dispute between player and club will then intensify.

On Monday, BBC Sport broke the news that City are not prepared to grant Tevez his wish of leaving Eastlands in January and are bracing themselves for legal action against the striker's adviser, Kia Joorabchian, if the Argentine refuses to play or retires.

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