Argentine media previously reported Tevez would make $84 million over two years under the contract.
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Argentina's former Manchester United and Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has signed for Shanghai Shenhua in the latest big-money Chinese deal, the club said Thursday, reportedly making him the world's highest-paid footballer.It did not put a value on the transaction, but Argentine media previously reported Tevez would make $84 million over two years under the contract.After passing a medical, Tevez will join the rest of the squad on the Japanese island of Okinawa, where they are holding preseason training until late January, according to Shenhua.Crosstown rivals Shanghai SIPG, coached by former Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas, last week agreed a reported 60 million pound deal ($73 million) for Chelsea's 25-year-old Brazilian midfielder Oscar.Tevez, who has also played for Italian side Juventus during his career, has more than 70 caps for his native Argentina.
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