Date: 3rd August 2007 at 2:54pm
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BREAKING NEWS: West Ham release statement which will allow Carlos Tevez to complete a move to United.

‘West Ham United can confirm that a settlement has been reached today with the representatives of Carlos Tevez which will allow the player to leave the Club.

The settlement ends the current litigation taking place between the respective parties and provides for a £2million fee to be paid to West Ham United. The agreement confirms that West Ham United do have a valid player’s contract with Carlos Tevez and hold the registration of the player. This will be released once the agreed fee has been paid to the Club.

The terms of the settlement are consistent with undertakings given by West Ham United to the Premier League and the rules of The Football Association.

Commenting on today’s announcement, Eggert Magnusson, Chairman of West Ham United, said: ‘I am obviously pleased that we have finally reached the end of this saga through agreement and common sense.

‘All parties involved can now move on and truly focus on the new season.

‘I wish Carlos Tevez well for the next stage of his playing career. He is a fine player and I am sure he will be successful wherever he plays football.

‘Personally, I am looking forward to the next stage of our development as a club and for what I hope will be a very exciting new season in the Premier League.’


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