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Carlos Tevez reiterates Boca return wish

Carlos Tevez has once more asserted his desire to return to Boca Juniors, although not before he has won more trophies with Juventus.

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The Argentinean started his career with his home-town club in Buenos Aires and he told Italy's Gazzetta dello Sport  that he longs to go back there once he has completed a successful cycle in Europe, the next stage of which should involve winning Serie A and the Europa League in Turin.

"[Boca] is my life; they are the only club I have always loved," Tevez said. "I will never forget the day I made my debut in the first team. I was not even 18, and it was against Talleres de Cordoba.

Carlos Tevez began his career at Boca Juniors, playing for the club's first-team for three years
Carlos Tevez began his career at Boca Juniors.

"I stayed very little at Boca and was sold to Corinthians due to financial reasons, but I won all there was to win and experienced some incredible memories there. I will be back, for sure, but right now, my mind is on Juve. I'm really happy in Turin and my next son, Lito junior, will be born here."

Tevez has adapted well to Italian football following his move from Manchester City in the summer, and the nine million euros Juve spent already look like a bargain. With 11 goals in Serie A, he has helped the Bianconeri open up an eight-point lead at the top of the table.

He was unable to end a scoring drought which has endured since April 2009 in the Champions League, and Juve were subsequently eliminated from the competition, but playing in the Europa League in 2014 still provides a stimulating challenge for Tevez.

"It's the only international trophy I've yet to win at club level," he said. "It's anything but a minor trophy. I'm thinking about both competitions. I want to win them both.

“I've won leagues in Argentina, Brazil and England and Italy would be the fourth country. I dream of writing a page in the glorious history of this club."

Victory in Serie A would be particularly satisfying, with Tevez labelling it the "hardest league in the world."

"It's the university of football," he said. "Tactics here are of the highest level and you suffer everywhere you go. Italy is rounding me off. If you can score here, you can score anywhere."


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