Europe's leading clubs kept their powder dry in the January transfer window with a big reduction in the value of deals completed, according to figures released Wednesday.
After a frantic final day of dealing twelve months ago, this year's January transfer window has passed off in a far less febrile atmosphere.
It happens at the end of January every year -- an apparently mad and desperate dash to sign players as European football's transfer window draws to an agonizing close.
Paris Saint-Germain completed the signing of Brazilian international defender Alex from Chelsea Friday on a two-and-a-half-year deal.
Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri explains the collapse of Carlos Tevez's expected move from Manchester City to Milan.
Carlos Tevez's future appears to lie at the San Siro -- but will it be with AC Milan or Internazionale?
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has ruled out the possibility of Carlos Tevez departing on loan, hours after AC Milan announced plans to discuss a possible move for the Argentina striker.
Manchester City have been forced to halve the four-week fine they handed out to Carlos Tevez after the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) refused to sanction the move.
Manchester City star Carlos Tevez has been hit by a massive fine following his alleged refusal to play in their Champions League match against Bayern Munich last month.
Carlos Tevez will face disciplinary action from Manchester City after the Argentina striker's apparent refusal to come on as a substitute during a European Champions League match with Bayern Munich.
Five thoughts from Saturday's action in the Barclays Premier League:
Manchester City shrugged off the Carlos Tevez controversy to stay in contention for the English Premier League lead with a 4-0 rout of struggling Blackburn on Saturday.
CNN's Pedro Pinto asks Arsenal forward Theo Walcott quick fire questions.
Manchester City banned journalists from asking manager Roberto Mancini about striker Carlos Tevez Friday, as the fallout from the Argentine's apparent refusal to come on as a substitute continued.
A week ago, the news broke that Carlos Tevez had put in a transfer request, keen to leave his current Premiership club, Manchester City. Initial speculation was first confirmed by the press [Top TWEET by @DTguardian on Dec. 11: Carlos Tevez story is true ... written transfer request, considering quitting football altogether, homesick and unhappy], then by the club, and finally by Tevez himself as he released a statement expertly distributed by his business representative Kia Joorbachian.
Tuesday night's bust-up between Carlos Tevez and Roberto Mancini -- which resulted in the Manchester City boss announcing the striker would never again play for the club after he allegedly refused to come on as a substitute -- has opened a gigantic can of worms. Here are six thoughts on the matter.
Striker Carlos Tevez has been suspended by Manchester City after the furore surrounding his non-appearance from the substitutes' bench during the 2-0 Champions League defeat at Bayern Munich on Tuesday.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini warned Mario Balotelli about his behavior after the striker's on-pitch antics during Sunday's preseason friendly against Los Angeles Galaxy.
Manchester City's Carlos Tevez will not be returning to Corinthians after the Brazilian club pulled out of negotiations to sign the Argentina striker on Wednesday.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has said the English FA Cup winners could move for Atletico Madrid's Sergio Aguero.
English Premier League side Manchester City claim they have accepted an undisclosed bid from Corithians for Argentina striker Carlos Tevez, but the announcement has been denied by the Brazilian club.
South American soccer stars Kaka and Carlos Tevez have indicated they will stay at their respective clubs despite being linked with big-money moves in the European close-season.
Carlos Tevez scored two brilliant goals as Manchester City beat Stoke 3-0 in a re-run of the FA Cup final to leapfrog Arsenal into third place in the English Premier League.
Five things we learned from Saturday's action in the Premier League and FA Cup:
Argentina FA president Julio Grondona has spoken about Carlos Tevez's absence from Sergio Batista's squad that faced Portugal on Wednesday, claiming it was a disciplinary measure.
Captain Carlos Tevez helped Manchester City into the fourth round of the English FA Cup with another spectacular goal in Tuesday's 4-2 home win over second division Leicester.
Captain Carlos Tevez scored twice as Manchester City went top of the English Premier League after winning a seven-goal thriller at home to lowly Wolverhampton on Saturday.
Roberto Mancini believes Carlos Tevez should apologize to Manchester City fans after the Argentina star changed his mind and decided to stay at Eastlands.
Manchester United stayed top of the English Premier League as two goals from Dimitar Berbatov secured a 2-0 home win for the Red Devils over Sunderland on Boxing Day.
Five things we learned from Sunday's action in the Premier League:
Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has dramatically withdrawn his transfer request after holding "clear the air talks" with the club.
Carlos Tevez will stay at Manchester City, according to manager Roberto Mancini, despite the English Premier League club's captain having asked to leave.
Five thoughts coming off the weekend action:
Manchester City captain Carlos Tevez has revealed that he wanted to leave the English Premier League club in the previous transfer window.
Manchester City have rejected a transfer request from club captain Carlos Tevez, despite the player insisting he wants to leave English football.
Manchester City regained fourth place in English Premier League on Sunday with a resounding 4-1 win against Fulham at Craven Cottage.
Few Manchester derbies have ever been so hyped; few have ever been so disappointing. It was a game that yielded just one chance of note: the free-kick that Carlos Tevez curved toward the top corner after 35 minutes. The effort lacked pace, though, and Edwin van der Sar was able to make a simple enough diving save. And while most were probably bored rigid, Sir Alex Ferguson could congratulate himself on a job well done.
A Carlos Tevez goal in the second half gave Manchester City a 1-0 home win over defending English Premier League champions Chelsea at Eastlands on Saturday.
With a week left on the Premier League clock, thoughts are starting to turn to the wheeling and dealing that the coming months will bring. Fernando Torres' scowl from the stands at Anfield on Sunday, as he watched his teammates surrender to Chelsea's endeavor, suggested his agent's phone would be buzzing before the weekend was up. The order in which the top six or seven teams finish -- not to mention the World Cup -- will help shape this summer's wish lists, so for now let's consider how the last year's signings have made an impact -- or not.
Carlos Tevez hit a hat-trick as Manchester City climbed into fifth in the English Premier League with a 3-0 win over Wigan.
Manchester City upset nine-man Chelsea 4-2 on Saturday in an emotion-charged match that began with the visitors' defender Wayne Bridge refusing to shake the hand of the Premier League leaders' captain John Terry.
Manchester City are up to fifth place in the English Premier League table after a comfortable 2-0 home win over Bolton Wanderers on Tuesday.
Less than eight weeks ago, after his team's 3-0 home defeat to Chelsea, the howls of frustration against Arsène Wenger reached a crescendo. It didn't help that, in addition to losing to Arsenal's North London rivals, the bile thrown at the Frenchman was accentuated by his continued stubbornness in persevering with youth and not spending big money like his rivals around him.
Carlos Tevez scored twice against his former club as Manchester City claimed a 2-1 derby triumph over bitter rivals Manchester United in the first leg of the English League Cup semifinal on Tuesday night.
Carlos Tevez scored his first Manchester City hat-trick to send Roberto Mancini's side soaring into the top four of the Premier League after a crushing 4-1 win over Blackburn.
Argentine striker Carlos Tevez scored twice against his former club as Manchester City beat West Ham 3-1 on Monday to move up to fifth place in the English Premier League table.
Awaking from our slumber after one of those tedious biennial summers without a showpiece international tournament, it slowly dawned on us: the Premier League is back at last! With only one week before the world's pre-eminent league kicks off, we headed for Castle Limey to dust down the dungeon-sized supercomputer responsible for our EPL predictions.
Big-spending English Premier League club Manchester City have completed the much-anticipated signing of Argentina international Carlos Tevez.
Credit crunch and slow economy be damned, the soccer world is still spinning from the record-busting $131 million fee Real Madrid is on the verge of pumping into Manchester United's coffers for FIFA World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo. That's on top of the $92 million the mysteriously loaded Spaniards already paid for last year's World Player of the Year, Kaká. But there's far more to come in the transfer market. This week, we run through the English Premier League looking at possible transfer targets, and who might be heading for the exit door.
Manchester United have confirmed that on-loan Argentine international striker Carlos Tevez is to leave the English Premier League champions.
There's only one Carlos Tévez. With a move away from Old Trafford now almost a formality, several clubs continue to fight for the striker's much sought-after signature, making it one of the most long-running transfer sagas in recent history. The biggest loser is Manchester United, which hesitated in offering the Argentine star a permanent deal because his $37.5 million buyout fee seemed excessive.
Manchester United need just one point from their final two matches to retain the English Premier League title after fighting back from going a goal behind to win 2-1 at Wigan Athletic on Wednesday.
The future of Manchester United's on-loan Argentina striker Carlos Tevez is causing quite a stir at the champion English club.
Carlos Tevez is wanted by clubs in Spain and Italy as well as England's Premier League should Manchester United choose to show him the door when his loan deal expires at the end of the month.
First half goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and the inspirational Carlos Tevez saw Manchester United close on the Premier League title with a 2-0 win over local rivals Manchester City on Sunday.
Carlos Tevez has dropped his clearest hint that he will leave Manchester United when his two-year 'loan' expires next month.
The long-running Carlos Tevez affair was finally brought to a close on Monday as West Ham and Sheffield United reached an out-of-court settlement.
Argentine coach Diego Maradona has urged Carlos Tevez to quit Manchester United at the end of the season and head for Italy.
Manchester United stepped up their title challenge with a 1-0 win over Stoke City as Carlos Tevez scored the only goal of the match with just seven minutes remaining at the Britannia Stadium on Boxing Day.
Wayne Rooney salvaged a 2-2 draw for Manchester United against Aalborg on Wednesday as the Champions League holders won Group E and avoided the top seeded teams in the knockout round.
Manchester United stormed into the Carling Cup semifinals in style as Carlos Tevez helped himself to four goals in a thrilling 5-3 victory over Blackburn at Old Trafford.
Premier League champions Manchester United beat FA Cup winners Portsmouth in a penalty shootout to win the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday.
Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez has accused Chelsea staff of provoking Saturday's brawl at Stamford Bridge by abusing defender Patrice Evra.
We're halfway through the Champions League semifinals, and we've seen some bizarre behavior from the three participating English clubs.
Carlos Tevez headed an 88th minute equalizer to give English Premier League leaders Manchester United a 1-1 draw at Blackburn.
Carlos Tevez capped an industrious display to steer Manchester United to a 1-0 victory over Roma and into the semifinals of the Champions League for a second successive season.
Carlos Tevez stepped off the bench to grab a late equalizer for Manchester United in their Champions League knock-out round first leg match with Lyon in France.
Argentine striker Carlos Tevez admits he has a stamina problem as Manchester United target a Champions League, Premier League and FA Cup win treble.
Manchester United returned to the top of the English Premier League after thrashing crisis club Newcastle 6-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday.
When Carlos Tévez joined Manchester United from West Ham United last August, many were unsure how much of an impact the tricky Argentine would have on his new club.
Manchester United received a New Year boost as striker Carlos Tevez received positive news about his damaged ankle.
First-half goals from Eduardo (above) and Emmanuel Adebayor gave Arsenal a 2-0 home victory over West Ham, which kept them two points clear of Manchester United at the top of the English Premier League.
Manchester United made sure Alex Ferguson celebrated his 21st anniversary as Old Trafford manager in style with a four-goal demolition of Dynamo Kiev -- and a place in the last-16 of the Champions League.
Manchester United scored four goals for the fourth successive game in a 4-1 victory over Middlesbrough at Old Trafford, while fellow title challengers Chelsea routed Manchester City 6-0 as the Premier League went goal crazy on Saturday.
Chelsea's miserable run of form continued as Carlos Tevez netted his first Manchester United goal and Louis Saha came off the bench to win and convert a late penalty as Sir Alex Ferguson's side moved up to second in the Premier League with a 2-0 victory.
Argentina striker Carlos Tevez should be free to finalize his move to Manchester United on Friday after West Ham agreed to release him from his contract, it was reported on Thursday.
Manchester United's hopes of finally capturing Carlos Tevez suffered another delay on Tuesday when they failed to secure permission from West Ham to carry out a medical on the Argentine striker.
Manchester United are hopeful of sealing the "over-complicated" transfer of Argentine striker Carlos Tevez from West Ham by the end of the month, according to chief executive David Gill.
Argentina international striker Carlos Tevez is on the brink of a move to English Premier League champions Manchester United - the Press Association is reporting.
Argentine Carlos Tevez scored twice as West Ham beat Bolton 3-1 and moved out of the Premier League relegation zone for the first time since early December.
When details of Carlos Tevez's move to West Ham United were revealed back in August, the Argentine forward could have been forgiven for reaching for his atlas of world football and asking, "Where?"
Argentinian Carlos Tevez scored his first goal for West Ham and had a hand in two others but the East London side's hopes of avoiding relegation from the Premier League nose-dived as visitors Tottenham grabbed a dramatic 4-3 victory.
West Ham United's Argentina forward Carlos Tevez has apologised for walking out on his team-mates after being substituted at the weekend.
Argentina forward Carlos Tevez says he has been surprised by the physical side of English football since his move to West Ham United in August.
Argentine Carlos Tevez made his eagerly awaited debut for West Ham when he came on as a 61st minute substitute in a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa in the Premier League on Sunday.
Argentina's Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano will take West Ham United to a new level, manager Alan Pardew said when he welcomed his new signings to Upton Park on Tuesday.
World body FIFA will force individuals trying to take over clubs to reveal their identities as part of a drive to increase transparency in the sport, it was reported Sunday.
West Ham United have completed the sensational double signing of Argentina internationals Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano from Corinthians for undisclosed fees.
Troubled Brazilian champions Corinthians won 1-0 at Sao Caetano on Wednesday but remained in the relegation zone.
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Argentina international forward Carlos Tevez has been involved in a fist-fight with a teammate during a training session with Corinthians.
Argentina forward Carlos Tevez has completed his $18 million move from Boca Juniors to Brazilian side Corinthians.
Argentina's footballers beat Paraguay 1-0 in a bad-tempered Olympic football final to win their country's first gold medal since 1952.
Argentina remain on course to claim their first Olympic gold medal for 52 years after their men's football team thrashed Italy 3-0 in the semifinals on Tuesday.
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