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Carlos Tevez In Race Against Time To Be Fit For Derby Against Manchester United

Manchester City star Carlos Tevez has flown home to Argentina in a bid to be fit for the derby clash with Manchester United in a fortnight.

The two clubs clash on November 10 and the 26-year-old has been told he faces two weeks on the sidelines with a dead leg picked up against Arsenal. The prognosis came as a shock as he was just expected to miss Saturday's trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers, but scans have picked up internal bleeding and swelling.

Tevez has endured a week in the headlines as team-mate Roque Santa Cruz voiced fears the star pined for a permanent return to his homeland. Speaking to reporters, manager Roberto Mancini dismissed those fears but expressed worry that his star striker's international commitments were putting his health at risk.

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karim3504d ago

I hope he will be fit

RedDevils3503d ago (Edited 3503d ago )

Lol he and Bellamy is the only one that made the different for City, if he not playing the only guy probably make a different is Silva, and if Tevez out the odd is really is against him