Carlos Tevez has agreed to sign with Shanghai Shenhua of the Chinese Super League, leaving his boyhood club Boca Juniors.

“Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC reached a transfer agreement with Argentina Club Atletico Boca Juniors. Carlos Alberto Tevez is officially joined Shanghai Shenhua,” the club said in a statement on their website.


Reports have suggested that the Chinese club paid €84 million (£71.6 million) for Tevez.

Tevez will earn around £615,000 per week ($753,000) on a two-year contract with Shanghai Shenhua.