Megabucks: Chinese football's hottest winter deals in 2017

By Wang Mengzhen | | 2017-03-01 07:03

Megabucks: Chinese football's hottest winter deals in 2017

Argentine striker Carlos Tevez meets with press in Shanghai on Jan 21, 2017. [Photo/VCG]

2. Carlos Tevez: from Boca Juniors to Shanghai Shenhua

Just before the New Year, former Manchester United and Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has signed with Shanghai Shenhua in reported $84 million deal for two years. The acquisition of the 32-year-old Argentine from Buenos Aires club Boca Juniors will "greatly enhance" the team's front line, Shenhua said on social media.

The club paid a £9 million ($11m) transfer fee to get the striker, and it was initially said he would be paid a world-high of £615,000 ($760,632) a week to make the move.

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