Reports: Tevez edges closer to Man. City move

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The Carlos Tevez transfer saga could be coming to an end, with rumors circulating that a move to Manchester City is drawing ever closer for the Argentinean.

British daily The Guardian is reporting the striker, who has been on loan at rivals Manchester United, is seriously considering a move to the blue side of the city.

In fact, some reports Monday night had claimed Tevez has already made the switch to Eastlands, and while nothing has been confirmed as yet, the likelihood of the move taking place is growing.

United is still said to be keen on keeping the Argentina international, but has been left reeling by the $41.5 million asking price set by the player's advisor, Kia Joorabchian.

This has paved the way for City to pounce, backed, of course, by the fantastic wealth of the Abu Dhabi Group.

They have already secured the signing of Gareth Barry from Aston Villa for $19.5 million and have been linked with several other players, including Brazilian defender Luisao and Arsenal stopper Kolo Toure.

The only stumbling block in completing the deal could be the frontman's awareness of the controversy a move to City could cause.