Argentine striker Carlos Tevez will join Shanghai Shenhua from boyhood club Boca Juniors, the Chinese Super League side said on Thursday.

Source: b'Media reports have suggested that the Chinese club paid 84 million euros ($87.65 million) for the 32-year-old Tevez. Reuters'

"Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC reached a transfer agreement with Argentina Club Atletico Boca Juniors. Carlos Alberto Tevez has officially joined Shanghai Shenhua," the club said in a statement on its website (www.shenhuafc.com.cn).

Although no financial details of the deal were released, media reports have suggested that the Chinese club paid 84 million euros ($87.65 million) for the 32-year-old Tevez, who returned to Argentina after spells in England and Italy.