He is not exactly the prodigal son, but Carlos Tevez made it a return to remember against Chelsea when he came off the bench and set up Samir Nasri for a magnificent Manchester City win Wednesday night.
This kind of impact was never out of the question. The self-imposed exile from Manchester only served to build up the hype; towards the end, his teammates joined the clamor for Tevez’s return.
Even Roberto Mancini, whom he fell out spectacularly with, has been eager to get him back on the pitch.
Just a point behind bitter rivals Manchester United in the league table with nine games left, City will make a right go of it—and with Tevez in the side, they might just claim the title in May.
Here are five reasons Carlos Tevez will lead Manchester City to the Premier League title—and, as usual, feel free to have your say in the comments below.