Carlos Tevez has been handed a two-week suspension by Manchester City chiefs while the club figures out how best to punish for his reprehensible attitude in the Champions’ League defeat to Bayern Munich. Tevez’ refusal to leave the bench during the second half of an abject performance by his team has drawn strong criticism from all quarters, and City boss Roberto Mancini will be looking to ensure that the club supports the hard line he took on Tevez’ actions in the post-match press conference.
Elsewhere in this morning’s headlines, there’s good news for Darren Bent as the Aston Villa striker nears a return from his month-long injury lay-off; more bad news for Bolton’s Stuart Holden, whose knee injury has not healed as expected – meaning the American is back on the treatment table; and an unrepentant Harry Redknapp plans to once again rest his big names for tonight’s Europa League showdown with Shamrock Rovers as he looks ahead to the weekend’s North London Derby.
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