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Sun’s Steve Howard Overlooks Paul Scholes’ Refusal To Play For Manchester United To Slam Tevez And Man City

by | 30th, September 2011

BENEATH the teaser “Steven Howard: Carlos Tevez couldn’t have treated Man Utd like he has City”, the Sun’s Steve Howard writes:

CARLOS TEVEZ has treated Manchester City with contempt for one very good reason. Because he believed he could.

Also because, despite all the badge-kissing, he’s never really felt anything for the club. Certainly, he never refused to play for Manchester United — even at the end when he was clearly unhappy.
In fact, he used to scurry round the pitch even faster to show interested clubs exactly what a great team player he was.

How he fooled us all. And he never took on Alex Ferguson the way he has Roberto Mancini. Even Tevez, epitome of the dangerous power afforded the modern-day footballer, was wise enough to realise Ferguson’s untouchable position at the club meant there would only be one winner. The difference between United and City is in the way they are perceived by the men who play for them.

On the same day, over on the BBC , you can read Paul Scholes, formerly of Manchester United, explaining how he once refused to play for Fergie:

Scholes, 36, refused to play for

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