Carlos Tevez announced his desire to depart Manchester City in a bid to become closer to family members. Since joining the Sky Blues in 2009 from rivals Manchester United, the Argentine has become a emphatic presence and fearless leader in the Eastlands, amassing 52 goals inn 81 appearances however the 27-year-old is likely to terminate his tenure by the conclusion of the Summer.
Considered the best forward in the English Premier League and one of the best in World Football, Tevez is a devastating striker who combines speed, balance and tenacity alongside a vicious, clinical shot to be a force up front. Inter Milan are the club heavily linked with the Argentina international but Argentine giants Boca Juniors have also emerged as potential suitors due to Tevez's daughters being currently located in Buenos Aires.
None the less it will be a horrific loss for Manchester City, who are beginning to convey there financial worth after finishing 2010/2011 in an impressive third place, automatically qualifying for the UEFA Champions League. Fortunately with Sheikh Mansour multi million investment, Roberto Mancini will have no financial trouble acquiring a new replacement.
But how do you replace the 2010/2011 EPL top scorer?
BleacherReport establishes the 10 best replacements for Carlos Tevez.