Carlos Tevez nearing return to childhood club Boca Juniors

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The Argentine club's vice-president Horacio Paolini revealed that the forward's return was close to being completed

Carlos Tevez's return to Boca Juniors should be sealed in the coming days, according to club vice-president Horacio Paolini.

Tevez left Boca for Shanghai Shenhua in a lucrative move late last year, but the Argentina international has struggled in China.

The 33-year-old scored just four goals in 16 Chinese Super League (CSL) games, leading to speculation he would leave Shanghai.

Paolini confirmed Tevez was nearing a return to Boca, the club he starred for as a teenager before spells with the likes of Manchester United and City, and Juventus.

"It should be resolved these days," he told TyC Sports.

"I am permanently with him. We live six blocks away, I saw him for the last time last week and we had a little barbecue.

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"I am optimistic. I think that from here to Friday, it should be resolved."

The former Manchester City and Juventus star has been accused of being overweight and had his commitment questioned more than once since moving to China. 

A move back to Boca would mark his third stint at the club where he started his professional career. 

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