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

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.