Argentine Carlos Tevez has turned out not to be the highest paid footballer in the world as widely reported.

No doubt he earns the mouth and eye watering salary but his international teammate Ezekiel Lavezzi trumps him in pay-out.

The striker started from his home country before he moved to England. After his sojourn at West Ham, Manchester United and Manchester City, he moved to the Serie A where he continued his illustrious career with Juventus.

He returned home in 2015 but after two and a half seasons at home, he could no longer say no to the huge salary he Chinese were flaunting. He agreed to the move to the Far East and the move was celebrated all over the world as he was set to earn the highest salary offered to a footballer on the planet.

Tevez signed with Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua and has been playing. However, the latest report from Football Leaks shows that Lavezzi receives way more than the Argentine.

While Tevez is earning a whopping £634,615 per week, Lavezzi receives £798,000 per week playing for Hebei China Fortune. Read more TEVEZ IS APPARENTLY NOT HIGHEST PAID FOOTBALLER


After the exit of Italy from the Euro 2016, the new coach of Chelsea said he would take just one break before resuming at the club to start a new phase.

As the brilliant Italian tactician takes over, a lot of changes are expected at the club going into the new season. The coach took a team of decent players far at the Euro 2016 following amazing tactical discipline instilled in the team. With a better crop of players at Stamford Bridge, there is the hope that the coach would do more to see the club return back to winning ways after a disappointing season.

As he resumes, there are a lot of possible changes that could happen in the new season. One of which is a change in formation. The coach who could employ the 3-5-2 formation would need a lot of time or changes to be successful, and at Chelsea time isn’t a luxury. The issue of full backs at Stamford Bridge has been a long time issue. Different coaches have tried various players with only few have relative success. If ‘wing backs’ are employed, it would mean changes for the current crop of players. The likes of Kenedy and Baba Rahman would likely get more playing time due to their ability to contribute to the attack as well as defend. Kenedy had a few great moments in the last season as he showed he could provide the needed thrust for the attack as well as defend when required. He might struggle a bit solely as a left back but he would be a good fit as a wing back. Read more CHELSEA TO UNDERGO CHANGES AS CONTE RESUMES

Carlos Tevez reckons Barcelona starts the favourites in the final of the European Cup

Carlos Tevez reckons Barcelona starts the favourites in the final of the European Cup because of their offensive line and if Juventus has to go anywhere close, they will have to play phenomenal Football.

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez operate in the offensive line of Barcelona making it one of the most potent in the world.

To handle the trio has proved to be immensely difficult, almost impossible, for the teams in Spain this season, but, the European final brings a different sort of pressure altogether and Juventus is a high quality team as well. So, it’s going to be a different ballgame.

However, not many would disagree with Tevez that Barca look an invincible team on paper and will have an edge going into the Saturday’s game.

Speaking in the pre match media conference, Tevez, who would be Juventus’ trump card, said, “Barcelona is probably the strongest unit going around at the moment. Their frontline is lethal and there will be absolutely no room for error against them.” Read more Carlos Tevez reckons Barcelona starts the favourites in the final of the European Cup