Boca Juniors striker Carlos Tevez has signed for Shanghai Shenhua in another big money move to the Chinese Super League. The move comes days after city rivals Shanghai SIPG signed Chelsea midfielder Oscar, making him one of the biggest transfers in recent years.
Tevez had an illustrious career in England, where he won league titles with Manchester United and Manchester City, before moving to Juventus, where he won two Serie A titles. He also won the Champions league with United in the 2007-08 season.
"Club Atlético Boca Juniors reached an agreement with Shanghai Greenland Shenhua of China for the transfer of Carlos Tevez, respecting the player's willingness to continue his football career in the Asian country," a statement on the official website said.
"The player Carlos Tevez thanked Boca Juniors for agreeing to negotiate and for finding a solution that benefited all parties involved. In this way, culminating the second stage of Tevez in Boca leaving an unforgettable memory for the fans of the club, where he scored 25 goals in 56 matches and got two new titles for our institution.
"Lucky Carlitos! You will always be in our hearts. From tomorrow the club will begin to dream of your return and from Boca will work to facilitate your return. Any effort will be very slight to see you again with our shirt."
Tevez has scored more than 200 goals in over 500 appearances thus far in his career and will be looking to extend his legacy in the Chinese dominion, which has invested a lot of money over the past few years in a bid to expand football culture in the country. Brazil midfielder Oscar will join Shanghai SIPG in a reported £60m ($74m) move in January, with a pay packet reportedly just below Tevez's huge wage.