The Argentine has already featured in this season’s headlines after handing in a transfer request, yet publicly pledged his commitment to the club following a series of talks with manager Roberto Mancini.
Inter Milan boss Leonardo is hopeful of landing the 27-year-old come the next transfer window, and has already confirmed his interest to Inter’s president Massimo Moratti.
The Italian giants are looking to make a £25 million bid to bring unsettled Tevez to Milan, potentially making way for a player to go in the other direction.
Quick-fire Tevez scored his first Premier League hat-trick of the season yesterday, in a 3-0 triumph over West Bromwich Albion. That treble took his haul this season to 20 in 28 appearances in all competitions. Overall he has now netted 49 goals in 70 appearances for City - and currently stands 14th in the Castrol Rankings, up from 17th a month ago.