Tevez hopes for United deal

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Carlos Tevez insists he is happy at Man Utd and is confident of agreeing a permanent deal with the club.

Argentine striker confident his stay in England will be extended

Carlos Tevez insists he is happy at Manchester United and is confident of agreeing a permanent deal with the club. The Argentina international is currently in the second year of a complicated loan move, with that agreement set to expire in the summer. United are yet to offer the combative front-man a full-time contract, with the issue having hung over both player and club for some considerable time. Tevez has been utilised mainly as a squad player by Sir Alex Ferguson this season and has seen his number of outings limited as a result. However, having helped the club to domestic and European glory last term, the 24-year-od is adamant that he sees his long-term future at Old Trafford.

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"I am not preoccupied about my future," Tevez told the Daily Mail. "My instincts are to stay with the club and in the next week or so I think there will be more contact with regards to sorting out my contract. That is what we've been told. "My agent is in touch with United all the time and he tells me that everything is very positive now. So it is up to the club. "Other clubs have asked about me but I see my future at United."
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Of those 'other clubs' said to be interested, Spanish giants Real Madrid are thought to he heading the queue. The reigning Primera Liga champions have a reputation for landing high-profile summer signings, but Tevez remains hopeful that United will find the funds to match his considerable price tag. "Some people say that £32million is high but I cannot comment on that. Those are the figures that were agreed at the start. I am not responsible," he added. "It has been a complicated season for me, there is no point denying that. I have not been able to get as many minutes on the field as I would like because the quality of the forwards at the club is incredible. "It is not easy for forwards to get into this team and I have suffered. But that does not make me want to leave. I have no urge to run away."

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