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Man City back down in Tevez row

Manchester City have made a dramatic climbdown over Roberto Mancini's claims that Carlos Tevez refused to play against Bayern Munich.

Tevez will still be hauled before a club internal inquiry in Manchester on Friday over his alleged actions during a Champions League tie at the Allianz Arena three weeks ago.

But the Mirror has learned from City sources that sensational evidence will show no one at the club has backed Mancini's version of events that night.

In fact, Tevez will not even be charged with refusing to play in Munich, as even Mancini's assistants Brian Kidd and David Platt and fitness coach Ivan Carminati were unable to back their boss up.

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