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Roberto Mancini has told Carlos Tevez he should leave Manchester City for the sake of the club if he still isn't happy with the Italian's training regime.

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Tevez spoke out earlier this month against Mancini's decision to run double training sessions on Tuesdays on weeks the club doesn't have a midweek match.

Mancini held his tongue at the time, but the Italian has now told Tevez he would rather see his top scorer move on than have an unhappy player disrupting his reign at the club. The British press reported Mancini held a one on one meeting with Tevez in which he made his position clear, and now he has made his views public for all his players to see.

"For Tevez, for all players, if he is not happy to stay here it's better he goes to another team," Mancini said. "It's better for Tevez, for (Emmanuel) Adebayor, for me, for all.

"It's important that when a manager and players work in a team that they must be happy. It's not good for the club, for the squad, for the player, if he is not. Tevez has four years left on his contract. But I don't know. If he's not happy, it's better to change squads.''

According to Mancini, Tevez wasn't even present for three of the four double sessions due to his return to Argentina for personal reasons and an injury that stopped him training. Tevez had claimed the players shouldn't worked so hard at the end of a long Premier League season.

"I don't know if Carlos Tevez is unhappy," Mancini added. "He must be content, though, because we have to play three important games. For the players it is a crucial moment. They must put everything they have on the pitch.''

Tevez joined City from local rivals Manchester United last summer and has scored 28 goals for the Blues so far this season.


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