CARLOS TEVEZ could see out his playing career in MLS after leaving childhood club Boca Juniors.
Last month, the 37-year-old forward bid farewell to the Argentine giants and did not rule out a move to a new club.
Carlos Tevez has been linked with a number of MLS clubsCredit: Getty Images – Getty
It has been speculated that he may return to run for the Boca presidency in the coming years and therefore will spend time elsewhere to distance himself from the current regime.
And ESPN have named three MLS teams interested in bringing Tevez to the States.
David Beckham’s Inter Miami are among them, with brothers Federico and Gonzalo Higuain two of five Argentines on their books.
Tevez is currently on holiday in the Florida city and, although the fledgling team is second-from-bottom in the Eastern Conference, Inter are said to be in the best financial position to make a move.
Atlanta United are also monitoring his situation and are coached by former international team-mate Gabriel Heinze.
Finally, there is Minnesota United who are reportedly the least financially well-equipped of the trio but appear to be best placed to offer a play-off run.
MLS clubs are all allowed to make Tevez a ‘franchise player’ outside of their salary cap restrictions.
The former Manchester United and City star won a handful of trophies on his return to Boca but admitted last month that he wanted a new challenge.
Having lost his father earlier this year, he spoke of being mentally exhausted by giving his all for his club.
Tevez said: “Today is one of the saddest days of my life, but I am pleased with my decision.
I’m in good shape but Boca needs me bringing my 120 per cent. I can’t give that today.
“I’m not 100 per cent mentally so I feel I have to step away and that is what I am doing.
“I’m in good shape but Boca needs me bringing my 120 per cent. I can’t give that to the club today.
“I didn’t have time to mourn my father after he died. I came back to play right away. Now, I need time away from the pitch to be with my family.”
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